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No 617 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


Lancaster III (Special) of No 617 Squadron - (Flown by Wing Commander Guy Gibson during Operation Chastise, May 1943)

Lancaster III (Special)

Mar 1943 - May 1943

Lancaster III (Special) of no 617 Squadron (modified to carry the 22,000ib "Grand Slam" bomb - 1945)

Lancaster I/III

Mar 1943 - Jun 1945

Lancaster VII (FE)#

Lancaster VII (FE)

Jun 1945 - Sep 1946

Mosquito VI#

Mosquito VI

Apr 1944 - Mar 1945

Lincoln B Mk 2 of No 617 Squadron

Lincoln B2

Sep 1946 - Jan 1952

Canberra B Mk 2 of No 617 Squadron

Canberra B Mk 2

Jan 1952 - Apr 1955

Canberra B Mk 6 of No 617 Squadron

Canberra B Mk 6

Feb 1955 - Dec 1955

Vulcan B Mk 1

May 1958 - Jul 1961

Vulcan B Mk 1A

Oct 1960 - Jul 1961

Vulcan B Mk 2 of No 617 Squadron (anti-flash white scheme)

Vulcan B Mk 2 of No 617 Squadron (low level tactical scheme)

Vulcan B Mk 2

Sep 1961 - Mar 1965, Dec 1969 - Dec 1981

Vulcan B Mk 2A

Sep 1962 - Dec 1970

Tornado GR Mk 1 of No 617 Squadron (Grey/Green scheme)

Tornado GR Mk 1 of No 617 Squadron (Gulf War scheme)

Tornado GR Mk 1

Jan 1983 - Current

Tornado GR Mk 1B of No 617 Squadron (All Grey scheme)

Tornado GR Mk 1B

Feb 1994 - xxx xxxx

Tornado GR Mk 4#

Tornado GR Mk 4

Jan 2000 - Current

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

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