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No 78 Squadron Aircraft & Markings 1917 - Current


FE2d#

FE2d

Sep 1917 - Oct 1917

BE12b#

BE12b

Dec 1917 - Jan 1918

Sopwith Camel#

Camel

Jan 1918 - Jul 1919

Snipe of No 78 Squadron

Snipe

Oct 1918 - Jul 1919

Handley Page Heyford#

Heyford III

Nov 1936 - Jun 1938

Whitley I of No 78 Squadron (without turrets)

Whitley I of No 78 Squadron (with gun turrets)

Whitley I

Jul 1937 - Dec 1939

Whitley IV#

Whitley IVA

Jun 1939 - Jun 1940

Whitley V of No 78 Squadron

Whitley V

Aug 1939 - Mar 1942

Halifax II Series 1 (Special) of No 78 Squadron

Halifax II

Mar 1942 - Jan 1944

Halifax III of No 78 Squadron

Halifax III

Jan 1944 - Apr 1945

Halifax VI#

Halifax VI

Apr 1945 - Jul 1945

Carried on the the tails of the Halifax

Dakota#

Dakota 

Jun 1945 - May 1950

Valetta C Mk 1

Apr 1950 - Sep 1954

Pioneer CC Mk 1#

Pioneer CC Mk 1

Apr 1956 - Aug 1959

Pembroke C Mk 1#

Pembroke C Mk 1

Jan 1958 - Jun 1959

Twin Pioneer CC Mk 1

Oct 1958 - Jun 1965

Wessex HC Mk 2 of No 78 Squadron

Wessex HC Mk 2

Jun 1965 - Dec 1971

 

Chinook HC Mk 2 of No 78 Squadron

Chinook HC Mk 1

May 1986 - Mar 1994

Chinook HC Mk 2 of No 78 Squadron

Chinook HC Mk 2

Feb 1994 - Dec 2007

Sea King HAR Mk 3 of No 78 Squadron

Sea King HAR Mk 3

May 1986 - Dec 2007

Merlin HC Mk 3A

Dec 2007 - Current

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

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