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No 20 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


Curtiss JN3

BE2c#

BE2c

Sep 1915 - Jan 1916

Martinsyde S1#

Martinsyde S1

Oct 1915 - Nov 1915

FE2b#

FE2b

Dec 1915 - Jun 1916

FE2a#

FE2a

Feb 1916 - Mar 1916

Martinsyde G100#

Martinsyde G100

Feb 1916 - Mar 1916 (1 only)

FE2d#

FE2d

Jun 1916 - Sep 1917

RE7#

RE7

Sep 1916 - Jan 1917

Bristol F2B of No 20 Squadron

Bristol F2B

Aug 1917 - May 1919,  Jul 1919 - Mar 1932

(Markings carried Sep 1917 - Mar 1918)

Wapiti IIA#

Wapiti IIA

May 1931 - Dec 1935

Hawker Audax#

Audax

Dec 1935 - Dec 1941

Lysander of No 20 Squadron

Lysander II

Dec 1941 - May 1943

Hurricane IIB#

Hurricane IIB

(only 2 used for conversion training)

Jan 1943 - May 1943

Hurricane IID#

Hurricane IID

Mar 1943 - Sep 1945 ('B' Flt only from Dec 1944)

Hurricane IV#

Hurricane IV

Dec 1944 - Sep 1945 ('A' Flight only)

Spitfire VIII#

Spitfire LF VIII

Sep 1945 - Apr 1946

Spitfire FR XIVE of No 20 Squadron

Spitfire FR XIVE

Nov 1945 - Dec 1946

Tempest II of No 20 Squadron (1947)

Tempest II of No 20 Squadron (1947)

Tempest FB II

May 1946 - Jul 1947

Martinet TT Mk 1 of No 20 Squadron

Martinet TT Mk 1

Feb 1949 - Jun 1950

Vampire F Mk 1 of No 20 Squadron

Vampire F Mk 1

Feb 1949 - Mar 1951

Spitfire LF Mk 16E of No 20 Squadron

Spitfire LF Mk 16E

Feb 1949 - Sep 1951

Harvard T Mk 2#

Harvard T Mk 2B

Feb 1949 - Sep 1951

Oxford I#

Oxford T Mk 1

Oct 1949 - Sep 1951

Vampire F Mk 3#

Vampire F Mk 3

Nov 1949 - Sep 1951

Beaufighter TT Mk 10#

Beaufighter TT Mk 10

Feb 1950 - Sep 1951

Vampire FB Mk 9 of No 20 Squadron

Vampire FB Mk 9

Jun 1952 - Dec 1953

Vampire FB Mk 5 as used by No 20 Squadron#

Vampire FB Mk 5

Nov 1952 - Jan 1954

Sabre F Mk 4 of No 20 Squadron

Sabre F Mk 4

Oct 1953 - Nov 1955

Hunter F Mk 4 of No 20 Squadron

Hunter F Mk 4

Nov 1955 - Jun 1957

Hunter F Mk 6

May 1957 - Dec 1960

Hunter FGA Mk 9 of No 20 Squadron

Hunter FGA Mk 9

Sep 1961 - Feb 1970

Detail of No 20 Squadron markings

Pioneer CC Mk 1 of No 20 Squadron

Pioneer CC Mk 1

Jan 1969 - Dec 1969

Harrier GR Mk 1 of No 20 Squadron

Harrier GR Mk 1

Dec 1970 - Mar 1973

Harrier GR Mk 3 of No 20 Squadron

Harrier GR Mk 3

Oct 1972 - Feb 1977

Jaguar GR Mk 1 of No 20Squadron

Jaguar GR Mk 1

Mar 1977 - Jun 1984

Tornado GR Mk 1 of No 20 Squadron

Tornado GR Mk 1

Jun 1984 - Jul 1992

 

Harrier GR Mk 3 of No 20 (Reserve) Squadron

Harrier GR Mk 3

1 Sep 1992 - 29 Jun 1994

Harrier T Mk 4 of No 20 (Reserve) Squadron

Harrier T Mk 4

1 Sep 1992 - 18 Oct 1995

Harrier GR Mk 5 of No 20 (Reserve) Squadron

Harrier GR Mk 5

Sep 1992 - 1995

Harrier GR Mk 7 of No 20 Squadron

Harrier GR Mk 7

Dec 1992 - Aug 2007

Harrier T Mk 10

14 Feb 1995 - Jun 2009

Harrier GR Mk 9 of No 20 (REserve) Squadron

Harrier GR Mk 9

21 Sep 2006 - 31 Mar 2010

Harrier T Mk 12 of No 20 (Reserve) Squadron

Harrier T Mk 12

24 Aug 2007 - 31 Mar 2010

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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