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

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