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No 1 Squadron Aircraft and Markings 1912 - 1932


Beta, Gamma, Delta, Zeta (Airships)

May 1912 - Jan 1914

Eta (Airship)

Sep 1913 - Jan 1914

Avro Type E#

Avro Type E:    

Jan 1914 - Feb 1915

Maurice Farman Longhorn#

Longhorn

Aug 1915 - Feb 1915

Vickers Boxkite

Aug 1914 - Oct 1914

Farman F20#

Henri Farman F20

Sep 1914 - Oct 1914

Bristol Boxkite

Sep 1914 - Nov 1914

Bleriot XI#

Bleriot XI

Sep 1914 - Feb 1915

Martinsyde S1#

Martinsyde S1

Oct 1914 - Feb 1915, Mar 1915 - Jul 1915

BE8#

BE8

Oct 1914 - Jun 1915

Sopwith Tabloid#

Tabloid

Nov 1914 - Dec 1914

Early Avro 504#

Avro 504

Mar 1915 - Oct 1915

Caudron GIII#

Caudron G III

Mar 1915 - Oct 1915

Morane L#

Morane L

Apr 1915 - Dec 1915

Bristol Scout#

Bristol Scout

May 1915 - Oct 1915

Morane N#

Morane N

Oct 1915 - Mar 1916

Morane LA#

Morane LA

Oct 1915 - Jan 1917

Morane BB#

Morane BB

Jan 1916 - Jan 1917

Nieuport 16#

Nieuport 16

Mar 1916 - Aug 1916

Nieuport 20

Jun 1916 - Jan 1917

Nieuport 12#

Nieuport 12

Jul 1916 - Jan 1917

Morane P

Dec 1916 - Jan 1917

Nieuport 17 of No 1 Squadron

Nieuport 17 

Jan 1917 - Jan 1918

Nieuport 23

Apr 1917 - Nov 1917

Nieuport 27 of No 1 Squadron

Nieuport 27 of No 1 Squadron

Nieuport 27 

Sep 1917 - Jan 1918

Nieuport 24

Nov 1917 - Jan 1918

SE5A of No 1 Squadron with white circle marking

SE5A 

Jan 1918 - Feb 1919

 The vertical bar was changed to white on conversion to SE5A's but from March 1918 this was replaced by a white circle, this was as a result of the German Offensive.  Fighter squadrons changed their squadron markings to confuse enemy intelligence whilst bomber and Corps reconnaissance units were instructed to remove theirs completely

#

Snipe 

Feb 1920 - Nov 1926

Nieuport Nighthawk

Nighthawk

Apr 1923 - Sep 1923

Armstrong Whitworth Siskin IIIA (J8640) of No 1 Squadron in standard squadron markings

Siskin IIIA

Feb 1927 - Feb 1932

The squadron introduced its standard marking on the aircraft

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

This page was last updated on 26/05/17 using FrontPage 2003

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