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No 5 Squadron Aircraft & Markings 1913 - 1951


Avro Type E#

Avro Type E

Jul 1913 - Jul 1914

Maurice Farman Longhorn#

Longhorn

Jul 1913 - Aug 1914

Farman F20#

Henri Farman F20

Jul 1913 - Mar 1915

SE2#

SE2a

Jan 1914 - Mar 1914

Sopwith Three-Seater

Feb 1914 - Aug 1914

BE1

1914 - Aug 1914

Sopwith Tabloid#

Tabloid

Jun 1914 - Aug 1914

Early Avro 504#

Avro 504

Jul 1914 - Aug 1915

BE8#

BE8

Aug 1914 - Sep 1914

Henri Farman F27

 Sep 1914 - Sep 1914

Bristol Scout#

Bristol Scout

Sep 1914 - Oct 1914, 1915 - Mar 1915

Martinsyde S1#

Martinsyde S1

Jan 1915 - Aug 1915

Voisin LA#

Voisin LA

Feb 1915 - Mar 1915

Bleriot Parasol

Mar 1915 - May 1915

Vickers FB5#

Vickers FB5

Mar 1915 - Jan 1916

Caudron GIII#

Caudron GIII

Apr 1915 - May 1915

DH2#

DH2

Jul 1915 - Aug 1915, Jan 1916 - May 1916

FE8#

FE8

Dec 1915 - May 1916

  

BE2c

BE 2c

Aug 1915 - Apr 1917 

BE2d of No 5 Squadron

BE2d

Jun 1916 - Jun 1917

BE2e of No 5 Squadron

BE2e

Jan 1917 - Jun 1917

BE2f

Jan 1917 - Jun 1917

BE2g

Jan 1917 - Jun 1917

(Markings carried Apr 1916 - May 1917)

RE8 of No 5 Squadron

RE 8

May 1917 - Mar 1918

Bristol F2B of No 5 Squadron (WW1)

Mar 1919 - Sep 1919

Bristol F2B of No 5 Squadron (Post WW1)

Apr 1920 - May 1931

Bristol F2B

Wapiti IIA#

Wapiti IIA

May 1931 - Jun 1940

Hart of No 5 Squadron

Hart

Jun 1940 - Feb 1941

Hawker Audax#

Audax

Feb 1941 - Sep 1942

Curtiss Mohawk IV of No 5 Squadron

Mohawk IV

Dec 1941 - Jun 1943

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC 

Hurricane IID#

Hurricane IID

Jun 1943 - Sep 1944

Thunderbolt I of No 5 Squadron

Thunderbolt I

Thunderbolt II#

Thunderbolt II

Sep 1944 - Feb 1946

Tempest II of No 5 Squadron (wartime day fighter scheme - 1947)

Tempest II of No 5 Squadron (Post-war day fighter scheme - 1947)

Tempest F Mk 2

Mar 1946 - Aug 1947

Spitfire LF Mk 16#

Spitfire LF Mk 16E

Feb 1949 - Feb 1951

Martinet TT Mk 1 as used by No 5 Squadron#

Martinet TT Mk 1

Feb 1949 - Feb 1951

Oxford I#

Oxford T Mk 1

Feb 1949 - Feb 1951

Beaufighter TT Mk 10#

Beaufighter TT Mk 10

Feb 1949 - Feb 1951

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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