Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation

 

Home Page

About this site

Quick Menu

Main Menu

Members' Area (Subscription service)

What's New

Help Needed?

Shop online from Amazon

Lopoking for ex-colleagues?

E-mail me

Please sign my guest book

Pleae read my guest book

Glossary

Bibliography

Links Page

Text links are shown below

This site has been 'Labelled with ICRA' to indicate the child friendly nature of the material contained in it

Link to Servicepals.com

In Association with Amazon.co.uk


Woodfield Publishing

- Home Page -

- About this site -

- Quick Menu -

- Main Menu -

- Members' Area -

- What's New -

- Help Needed -

- Online Store -

- Reunions -

- Contact Me -

- Sign Guest Book -

- View Guest Book -

- Glossary -

- Bibliography -


No 271 - 299 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


No 271 Squadron

Felixstowe F3#

Felixstowe F3

Sep 1918 - Dec 1918

Short 184#

Short 184

Sep 1918 - Dec 1918

Harrow (pre 1942)#

Harrow of No 271 Squadron (1944)

Harrow

May 1940 - May 1945

Bombay I

May 1940 - Feb 1941

Ford 5-AT-D

May 1940 - Sep 1940

HP42

May 1940 - Dec1940

Savioa SM79

May 1940 - May 1940

#

Magister

May 1940 - Jan 1941

Whitney Straight

Sep 1940 - Mar 1943

Albatross

Oct 1940 - Apr 1942

Hudson V

Dec 1941 - May 1942

Dominie

Apr 1942 - Feb 1944

Dakota of No 271 Squadron

Dakota

Aug 1943 - Dec 1946

[Top of Page]

No 272 Squadron

DH6

Jul 1918 - Mar 1919

Fairey IIIA

Nov 1918 - Mar 1919

Bristol Blenheim IV#

Blenheim IV

Nov 1940 - Apr 1941

Beaufighter I of No 272 Squadron

Beaufighter I

Apr 1941 - Jul 1943

Beaufighter VIf#

Beaufighter VI

Nov 1942 - Feb 1944

Beaufighter XI#

Beaufighter XI

Sep 1943 - Apr 1945

Beaufighter X#

Beaufighter X

Dec 1943 - May 1944

[Top of Page]

No 273 Squadron

 

DH4#

DH4

Aug 1918 - Mar 1919

DH9

Aug 1918 - Mar 1919

Sopwith Camel#

Camel

Aug 1918 - Jan 1919

Seal

Aug 1939 - Mar 1942

Vildebeest III#

Vildebeest III

Aug 1939 - Mar 1942

Fulmar II#

Fulmar II

Mar 1942 - Sep 1942

Hurricane I#

Hurricane I

Aug 1942 -Nov 1942

Hurricane IIB#

Hurricane IIB

Aug 1942 - Dec 1943

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Dec 1943 - May 1944

Spitfire VIII#

Spitfire VIII

Mar 1944  - Dec 1945

Spitfire XIV of No 273 Squadron

Spitfire XIV

Nov 1945 - Jan 1946

[Top of Page]

No 274 Squadron

Handley Page V/1500#

V/1500

Jun 119 - Jan 1920

Gladiator II#

Gladiator II

Aug 1940 - Nov 1940

Hurricane I of No 274 Squadron (also used by No 80 Squadron - 1940)

Hurricane I

Aug 1940 - Oct 1941

Hurricane IIb of No 274 Squadron (Egypt - late 1942)

Hurricane IIB

Oct 1941 - May 1942

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

May 1942 - Nov 1943

Lightning flash thru roundel

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Apr 1943 - Aug 1943, Nov 1943 - Feb 1944

Spitfire VC#

Spitfire VC

Apr 1943 - Aug 1943, Oct 1943 - Apr 1944

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire IX

May 1944 - Aug 1944

Tempest V of No 274 Squadron (1945)

Tempest V

Aug 1944 - Sep 1945

[Top of Page]

No 275 Squadron

Lysander III

Oct 1941 - Sep 1943

Walrus

Oct 1941 - Feb 1945

Defiant ASR I#

Defiant I

May 1942 - Jun 1943

Anson I#

Anson I

Mar 1943 - Oct 1944

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Apr 1944 - Feb 1945

Sycamore HR Mk 12#

Sycamore HR Mk 13

Apr 1953 - Nov 1955

Sycamore HR Mk 12#

Sycamore HR Mk 14

Jul 1954 - Sep 1959

Auster AOP Mk 5

Jan 1954 - Aug 1954

Hiller HTE-2

Feb 1954 - May 1955

Anson T Mk 21#

Anson T Mk 21

Jul 1954 - Sep 1959

Chipmunk T Mk 10#

Chipmunk T Mk 10

Jul 1954 - Mar 1956

Whirlwind HAR Mk 4#

Whirlwind HAR Mk 4

Mar 1959 - Sep 1959

Whirlwind HAR Mk 2#

Whirlwind HAR Mk 2

Aug 1959 - Sep 1959

[Top of Page]

No 276 Squadron

 Lysander IIIA

Oct 1941 - May 1943

Hurricane I#

Hurricane I

Nov 1941 - Jan 1942

Walrus I/II

Jan 1942 - Nov 1945

Defiant I of No 276 Squadron

Defiant I

May 1942 - Jun 1943

Spitfire IIA#

Spitfire IIA

Mar 1942 - Apr 1942, Feb 1943 - May 1944

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

May 1944 - Jun 1945

Anson I#

Anson I

Mar 1943 - Nov 1945

Sea Otter#

Sea Otter

Feb 1944 - May 1944

Warwick I

Apr 1944 - Nov 1946

[Top of Page]

No 277 Squadron

 Lysander III

Dec 1941 0 Jun 1944

Walrus I/II

Dec 1941 0 Feb 1945

Defiant I of No 277 Squadron

Defiant I

May 1942 - May 1943

Spitfire IIC#

Spitfire IIC

Feb 1943 - May 1944

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Apr 1944 - Feb 1945

Sea Otter#

Sea Otter III

Nov 1943 - Feb 1945

Warwick I

Nov 1944 - Feb 1945

[Top of Page]

No 278 Squadron

 Lysander IIIA

Oct 1941 - Feb 1943

Walrus

Oct 1941 - Oct 1945

Anson I of No 278 Squadron

Anson I

Feb 1943 - May 1944

Spitfire IIA of No 278 Squadron

Spitfire IIA

Apr 1944 - May 1944

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

May 1944 - Feb 1945

Warwick I

Apr 1944 - Jan 1945

Sea Otter#

Sea Otter II

May 1945 - Oct 1945

[Top of Page]

No 279 Squadron

Hudson III of No 279 Squadron 

Hudson III/V/VI

Nov 1941 - Dec 1944

WArwick I of No 279 Squadron

Warwick I

Nov 1944 - Sep 1945

Hurricene IIC of No 279 Squadron

Hurricane IIC

Feb 1945 - Sep 1945

Sea Otter#

Sea Otter II

Jul 1945 - Sep 1945

Lancaster ASR III of No 279 Squadron

Lancaster ASR III

Sep 1945 - Mar 1946

[Top of Page]

No 280 Squadron

 

Anson I#

Anson I

Jan 1942 - Oct 1943

Warwick I of No 280 Squadron

Warwick I

Oct 1943 - Jun 1946

[Top of Page]

No 281 Squadron

Defiant I of No 281 Squadron

Defiant I

Mar 1942 - Jun 1943

Walrus I/II

Jan 1943 - Nov 1943

Anson I#

Anson I

Mar 1943 - Nov 1943

Warwick I

Dec 1943 - Oct 1945

Warwick VI

Apr 1945 - May 1945

Sea Otter#

Sea Otter

Mar 1945 - Oct 1945

Wellington XIII#

Wellington XIII

Aug 1945 - Sep 1945

[Top of Page]

No 282 Squadron

 Walrus

Jan 1943 - Jan 1944, Mar 1945 - Jul 1945

Anson I#

Anson I

Mar 1943 - Jan 1944

Warwick I

Feb 1944 - Jul 1945

Sea Otter#

Sea Otter II

Mar 1945 - Jul 1945

[Top of Page]

No 283 Squadron

 Walrus

Apr 1943 - Apr 1944

Warwick I

Apr 1944 - Mar 1946

[Top of Page]

No 284 Squadron

Walrus I

Jul 1943 - Sep 1944

Warwick I

Mar 1944 - Sep 1945

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Sep 1944 - Mar 1945

Sycamore HR Mk 14

Sycamore HR Mk 14

Oct 1956 - Aug 1959

[Top of Page]

No 285 Squadron

 Lysander III

Dec 1941 - Jun 1942

Bristol blenheim I#

Blenheim I

Dec 1941 - Feb 1942

Hudson III

Dec 1941 - Feb 1942

Oxford II#

Oxford II

Mar 1942 - Jun 1945

Defiant TT I#

Defiant I

Mar 1942 - Jul 1943

Defiant TT III#

Defiant III

Dec 1942 - Dec 1943

Martinet I

Jul 1943 - Nov 1943

Beaufighter I#

Beaufighter I

Sep 1943 - Nov 1944

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Jan 1944 - Jun 1945

Hurricane IV#

Hurricane IV

Mar 1944 - Apr 1944

Mustang I#

Mustang I

Feb 1945 - Jun 1945

[Top of Page]

No 286 Squadron

 Oxford II#

Oxford II

Nov 1941 - May 1945

Defiant III of No 286 Squadron

Defiant III

Nov 1941 - Nov 1943

Defiant I of No 286 Squadron

Defiant I

Nov 1941 - Jul 1944

Hurricane I#

Hurricane I

Nov 1941 - Jun 1943

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Apr 1942 - May 1945

Martinet I

Jul 1943 - Nov 1944

Master III

Nov 1944 - Feb 1945

[Top of Page]

No 287 Squadron

 

Bristol Blenheim IV#

Blenheim IV

Nov 1941 - Jan 1942

Lysander III

Nov 1941 - Apr 1942

Hurricane I#

Hurricane I

Hurricane IIB#

Hurricane IIB

Hurricane IV#

Hurricane IV

Nov 1941 - Mar 1945

Hudson III

Nov 1941 - Mar 1942

Master III

Feb 1942 - Aug 1942

Defiant TT I#

Defiant I

Mar 1942 - Oct 1943

Defiant TT III#

Defiant III

Jan 1943 - Oct 1943

Oxford II#

Oxford I

Mar 1942 - Jun 1946

Martinet II

Jul 1943 - Jun 1946

Beaufighter VI Target Tug#

Beaufighter VI

Sep 1944 - Jul 1945

Tempest V#

Tempest V

Nov 1944 - Jun 1946

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Nov 1943 - Mar 1944

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire IX

Nov 1944 - Sep 1945

Spitfire XVI (Camouflage)#

Spitfire XVI

Aug 1945 - Jun 1946

[Top of Page]

No 288 Squadron

 

Bristol Blenheim IV#

Blenheim IV

Nov 1941 - Feb 1942

Lysander II/III

Nov 1941 - Mar 1942

Hurricane I#

Hurricane I

Nov 1941 - 1944

Hudson III

Nov 1941 - Mar 1942

Defiant TT I#

Defiant I

Mar 1942 - Apr 1943

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Dec 1942 - Jun 1946

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire IX

Dec 1942 - Jun 1946

Oxford II#

Oxford

Mar 1943 - May 1945

Martinet

Jul 1943 - 

Beaufighter VI Target Tug#

Beaufighter VI

Mar 1944 - Jun 1946

Vengence IV

May 1945 - Jun 1946

Spitfire LF Mk 16#

Spitfire LF Mk 16E

Mar 1953 - May 1953

Balliol T Mk 2#

Balliol T Mk 2

Apr 1953 - Sep 1957

[Top of Page]

No 289 Squadron

 

Bristol Blenheim IV#

Blenheim IV

Nov 1941 - Jan 1942

Lysander III

Nov 1941 - Mar 1942

Hudson III

Nov 1941 - Mar 1942

Hurricane I#

Hurricane I

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Hurricane IV#

Hurricane IV

Nov 1941 - Jun 1945

Oxford II#

Oxford II

Mar 1942 - Jun 1945

Defiant TT I#

Defiant I/III

Mar 1942 - Jul 1943

Martinet I

Jun 1943 - Mar 1945

Vengence IV

Mar 1945 - Jun 1945

[Top of Page]

No 290 Squadron

 Oxford II#

Oxford II

Dec 1943 - Oct 1945

Martinet I

Dec 1943 - Oct 1945

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Dec 1943 - Jan 1945

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Dec 1944 - Oct 1945

[Top of Page]

No 291 Squadron

Henley III

Dec 1943 - Mar 1944

 Martinet I

Dec 1943 - Jun 1945

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Mar 1944 - Nov 1944

Hurricane IV#

Hurricane IV

Apr 1944 - Jun 1945

Vengence II

Nov 1944 - Jun 1945

[Top of Page]

No 292 Squadron

 Walrus

Feb 1944 - Jun 1945

Warwick I

Apr 1944 - Jun 1945

Sea Otter#

Sea Otter

Nov 1944 - Jun 1945

Liberator VI#

Liberator VI

Dec 1944 - Jun 1945

[Top of Page]

No 293 Squadron

 Warwick I

Nov 1943 - Apr 1946

Walrus

Apr 1944 - Apr 1946

[Top of Page]

No 294 Squadron

 Walrus I

Sep 1943 - Aug 1946

Wellington IC#

Wellington IC

Sep 1943 - Mar 1944

Wellington XI#

Wellington XI

Mar 1944 - Jan 1945

Wellington XIII#

Wellington XIII

Jun 1944 - Apr 1946

Warwick I

Oct 1944 - Apr 1946

[Top of Page]

No 295 Squadron

 

Whitley V#

Whitley V

Aug 1942 - Nov 1943

Halifax V Series 1A#

Halifax V

Feb 1943 - Nov 1943

Albemarle I

Nov 1943 - Jul 1944

Albemarle II

Oct 1943 - Jul 1944

Stirling IV of No 295 Squadron

Stirling IV

Jun 1944 - Jan 1946

Halifax A VII

Jan 1946 - Apr 1946

Halifax A Mk 9#

Halifax A Mk 9

Sep 1947 - Oct 1948

[Top of Page]

No 296 Squadron

Hawker Hector

Hector

Jan 1942 - Aug 1942

Hawker Hart#

Hart

Jan 1942 - Aug 1942

Whitley V#

Whitley V

May 1942 - Mar 1943

Albemarle I

Jan 1943 - Oct 1944

Albemarle II

Nov 1943 - Oct 1944

Albemarle V

Apr 1944 - Oct 1944

Albemarle VI

Aug 1944 - Oct 1944

Halifax V Series 1A#

Halifax V

Sep 1944 - Feb 1945

Halifax III#

Halifax III

Feb 1945 - Jan 1946

Halifax A VII

Dec 1945 - Jan 1946

[Top of Page]

No 297 Squadron

 

Whitley V#

Whitley V

Feb 1942 - Feb 1944

Albemarle I of No 297 Squadron

Albemarle I

Jul 1943 - Dec 1944

Albemarle II

Feb 1944 - Dec 1944

Albemarle V

Apr 1944 - Dec 1944

Albemarle VI

Jul 1944 - Dec 1944

Halifax V Series 1A#

Halifax V

Oct 1944 - Feb 1945

Halifax III#

Halifax III

Oct 1944 - Apr 1946

Halifax A Mk 7#

Halifax A VII/A Mk 7

Dec 1945 - Apr 1946, Apr 1946 - Mar 1947

Halifax A Mk 9#

Halifax A Mk 9

Jan 1947 - Oct 1948

Hastings C Mk 1 of No 297 Squadron

Hastings C Mk 1

Nov 1948 - Nov 1950

[Top of Page]

No 298 Squadron

 

Whitley V#

Whitley V

Aug 1942 - Oct 1942

Halifax V Series 1A of No 298 Squadron

Halifax V

Nov 1943 - Nov 1944

Halifax III of No 298 Squadron

Halifax III

Sep 1944 - Jul 1945

Halifax A VII of No 298 Squadron

Halifax A VII

Mar 1945 - Dec 1946

[Top of Page]

No 299 Squadron

 Ventura I/II

Nov 1943 - Jan 1944

Stirling of No 299 Squadron

Stirling IV of No 299 Squadron (coded X9)

Stirling IV

Jan 1944 - Feb 1946

Stirling V#

Stirling V

Jan 1945 - Feb 1946

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

This page was last updated on 08/07/13 using FrontPage XP

Back to Organisational Index Organisational Index                             [Top of Page]                          No 300 Sqn markings Forward to No 300 Squadron markings