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No 47 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


BE2c#

BE2c

Mar 1916 - Aug 1916

Armstrong Whitworth FK3#

FK3

Mar 1916 - Sep 1916, Oct 1916 - Jul 1918

Bristol Scout#

Bristol Scout

Jun 1916 - Jul 1916

BE12#

BE12

Oct 1916 - Apr 1918

BE12a

Sep 1917 - Feb 1918

DH2#

DH2

Feb 1917 - Mar 1918

Vickers FB19#

Vickers FB19

Jun 1917 - Apr 1918

BE2e#

BE2e

Oct 1917 - Apr 1918

SE5A#

SE5A

Nov 1917 - Apr 1918

Bristol M1C#

Bristol M1C

Feb 1918 - May 1918

Armstrong Whitworth FK8#

FK8

Mar 1918 - Jan 1919

DH 9#

DH9

Aug 1918 - Oct 1919, Feb 1920 - Sep 1920

Sopwith Camel#

Camel

Sep 1919 - Oct 1919

DH 9A of No 47 Squadron

DH9A

Aug 1919 - Oct 1919, Jun 1920 - Jan 1928

Fairey IIIF of No 47 Squadron (landplane)

Fairey IIIF (seaplane)#

Fairey IIIF

Dec 1927 - Jan 1933

Gordon I (Landplane) of No 47 Squadron

Gordon I (Seaplane) of No 47 Squadron

Gordon

Jan 1933 - Dec 1939

Vincent of No 47 Squadron - July 1940

Vincent

Jul 1936 - Aug 1940

Wellesley I of No 47 Squadron - June 1939

Wellesley I of No 47 Squadron - February 1941

Wellesley

Jun 1939 - Mar 1943

Beaufort I#

Beaufort I

Sep 1942 - Jun 1943

Beaufighter X#

Beaufighter X

Jun 1943 - Oct 1944

Mosquito VI (early scheme)#

Mosquito VI (later scheme)#

Mosquito VI

Oct 1944 - Nov 1944, Feb 1945 - Mar 1946

Halifax A Mk 7#

Halifax A Mk 7

Sep 1946 - Nov 1946

Halifax A Mk 9#

Halifax A Mk 9

Sep 1946 - Sep 1948

 

Hastings C Mk 1 of No 47 Squadron

Hastings C Mk 1

Sep 1948 - Mar 1956

Hastings C Mk 2#

Hastings C Mk 2

Feb 1953 - Mar 1956

No 47 Squadron marking as carried on Hastings and Beverleys

Beverley C Mk 1

Mar 1956 - Oct 1967

Hercules C Mk I (Original Desert Camouflage)#

Hercules C Mk 1 (mid term Grey/Green Camouflage Scheme)#

Hercules C Mk 1 (current all Grey Scheme)#

Hercules C Mk 1

Mar 1968 - Current

Hercules C Mk 3 (original Grey/Green camuflage scheme)#

Hercules C Mk 3 (current all grey scheme)#

Hercules C Mk 3

Mar 1980 - Current

Hercules C Mk 4#

Hercules C Mk 4

xxx xxxx - Current

Hercules C Mk 5#

Hercules C Mk 5

xxx xxxx - Current

Hercules aircraft are pooled as part the Brize Norton Transport Wing and issued to squadrons as required to fulfil  their operational tasking.

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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