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No 72 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


Avro 504#

Avro 504

Jul 1917 - Dec 1917

Sopwith Pup#

Pup

Jul 1917 - Dec 1917

DH4#

DH4

Mar 1918 - Jun 1918

Spad S VII#

Spad S VII

Mar 1918 - Jan 1919

Martinsyde G100#

Martinsyde G100

Apr 1918 - Nov 1918

Bristol M1C#

Bristol M1C

Apr 1918 - Feb 1919

SE5A#

SE5A

Apr 1918 - Feb 1919

Sopwith Camel#

Camel

Jul 1918 - Jan 1919

Gladiator I of No 72 Squadron (1937)

Gladiator I of No 72 Squadron (Silver scheme)

Gladiator I of No 72 Squadron (camouflage scheme)

Gladiator I

Mar 1937 - May 1939

Gladiator II#

Gladiator II

Mar 1940

Spifire I of No 72 Squadron (coded SD)

Spifire I of No 72 Squadron (coded RN)

Spitfire I

Apr 1939 - Apr 1941

Spitfire IIA of No 72 Squadron

Spitfire IIA

Apr 1941 - Jul 1941

Spitfire IIb#

Spitfire IIB

Apr 1941 - Jul 1941

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Jul 1941 - Jul 1942, Aug 1942 - Nov 1942

Spitfire VC of No 72 Squadron

Spitfire VC in Desert Markings#

Spitfire VC

Jul 1942 - Feb 1943, Jun 1943 - Jan 1944

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire IX

Jul 1942 - Aug 1942, Feb 1943 - Oct 1944

Spitfire LF IX of No 72 Squadron

Spitfire LF IX

Oct 1944 - Dec 1946

Vampire F Mk 1 of No 72 Squadron

Vampire F Mk 1

Feb 1947 - Oct 1948

Vampire F Mk 3 of No 72 Squadron

Vampire F Mk 3

Jun 1948 - Nov 1949

Vampire FB Mk 5 of No 72 Squadron

Vampire FB Mk 5

Nov 1949 - May 1953

Meteor F Mk 8 of No 72 Squadron

Meteor F Mk 8 of No 72 Squadron (natural metal finish)

Meteor F Mk 8

Jul 1952 - Feb 1956

Meteor NF Mk 12 of No 72 Squadron (1956)

Meteor NF Mk 12

Feb 1956 - Jun 1959

Meteor NF Mk 14 of No 72 Squadron (CO's aircraft - 1956)

Meteor NF Mk 14

Feb 1956 - Jun 1959

Javelin FAW 4 of No 72 Squadron

 

Javelin FAW Mk 4

Aug 1959 - Jun 1961

Javelin FAW 5 of No 72 Squadron

Javelin FAW Mk 5

Jun 1959 - Jun 1961

Belvedere HC Mk 1 of No 72 Squadron

Belvedere HC Mk 1

Nov 1961 - Aug 1964

Wessex HC Mk 2 of No 72 Squadron

Wessex HC Mk 2

Aug 1964 - 2002

Puma HC Mk 1 of No 72 Squadron

Puma HC Mk 1

Jan 1997 - 2002

Tucano T Mk 1 of No 72 Squadron

Tucano T Mk 1

2002 - Current

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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