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No 205 - 207 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


No 205 Squadron

Sopwith 1 Strutter#

Sopwith 1 Strutter

Dec 1916 - Jul 1917

DH4#

DH4

Apr 1917 - Sep 1918

DH 9A#

DH9A

Sep 1918 - Mar 1919

Parnell Panther of No 205 Squadron

Panther

Apr 1920 - Apr 1923

Southhampton II#

Southampton

Jan 1929 - Feb 1936

Singapore III#

Singapore III

Apr 1935 - Oct 1941

Catalina IB#

Catalina I

Apr 1941 - Mar 1942, Jul 1942 - Feb 1945

Catalina IVB#

Catalina IVB

May 1944 - Sep 1945

Sunderland GR Mk 5 of No 205 Squadron

Sunderland V/GR Mk 5

Jun 1945 - May 1959

Shackleton MR Mk 1A

Shackleton MR Mk 1A

May 1958 - Sep 1962

Shackleton MR Mk 2

Shackleton MR Mk 2

Feb 1962 - Oct 1971

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No 206 Squadron

Nieuport Scout of No 206 Squadron

Nieuport Scout

Dec 1916 - Jun 1917

Camel#

Camel

Jun 1917 - Aug 917

DH4#

DH4

Nov 1917 - Apr 1918

DH 9#

DH9

Feb 1918 - Jan 1920

Anson I of No 206 Squadron (camouflage scheme)

Anson I

Jun 1936 - Jun 1940

Pre Munich - Sqn No carried on fuselage

Hudson I of No 206 Squadron

Hudson I

Mar 1940 - Aug 1942

Hudson II of No 206 Squadron

Hudson II

Oct 1940 - Jun 1941

Hudson III of No 206 Squadron

Hudson III

Apr 1941 - Aug 1942

Hudson IV of No 206 Squadron

Hudson IV

Apr 1941 - Aug 1942

Hudson V of No 206 Squadron

Hudson V

Oct 1941 - Aug 1942

Fortress II#

Fortress II

Jul 1942 - Mar 1944

Liberator VI#

Liberator VI

Mar 1944 - Apr 1945

Liberator VIII of No 206 Squadron

Liberator VIII

Mar 1945 - Apr 1946

York C Mk 1 as used by No 206 Squadron#

York C Mk 1

Nov 1947 - Aug 1949

Dakota C Mk 4#

Dakota

Dec 1949 - Feb 1950

Shackleton MR Mk 1A

Shackleton MR Mk 1A

Sep 1952 - May 1958

Shackleton MR Mk 2

Feb 1953 - Jun 1954

Shackleton MR mk 3

Shackleton MR Mk 3

Jan 1958 - Oct 1970

Nimrod MR Mk 1 (original white/grey colour scheme)

Nimrod MR Mk 1

Aug 1970 - Feb 1981

Nimrod MR Mk 2P (Hemp/grey scheme), aircraft being centrally pooled

Nimrod MR Mk 2

Feb 1980 - Current

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No 207 Squadron

Caudron GIV

Dec 1916 - Dec 1916

Sopwith 1 Strutter#

Sopwith 1 Strutter

Dec 1916 - Apr 1917

Short Bomber

Dec 1916 - Jun 1917

Handley Page O/100#

O/100

Apr 1917 - Apr 1918

Handley Page O/400#

O/400

Apr 1918 - Aug 1919

DH 9A of No 207 Squadron

DH 9A

Apr 1921 - Jan 1928

Fairey IIIF of No 207 Squadron

Fairey IIIF

Dec 1927 - Sep 1932

Gordon I of No 207 Squadron

Gordon I

Aug 1932 - Apr 1936, Nov 1936 - Nov 1937

Vincent#

Vincent I

Apr 1936 - Aug 1936

Wellesley#

Wellesley I

Sep 1937 - Apr 1938

Battle I of No 207 Squadron

Battle I

Apr 1938 - Apr 1940

Anson I#

Anson I

Jul 1939 - Apr 1940

Manchester I of No 207 Squadron

Manchester I

Nov 1940 - Mar 1942

Hampden I#

Hampden I

Jul 1941 - Aug 1941

Lancaster I of No 207 Squadron (1942)

Lancaster I (FE) of no 207 Squadron (1948)

Lancaster I/III

Mar 1942 - Aug 1949

Lincoln B Mk 2#

Lincoln B Mk 2

Jul 1949 - Feb 1950

Washington B Mk 1 as used by No 207 Squadron#

Washington B Mk 1

Jun 1951 - Mar 1954

Canberra B Mk 2#

Canberra B Mk 2

Mar 1954 - Feb 1956

Valiant B (PR) Mk 1

Jun 1956 - Dec 1964

Valiant B (K) Mk 1 of No 207 Squadron (All white finish)

Valiant B (K) Mk 1 of No 207 Squadron (Low level tactical finish)

Valiant B (K) Mk  1

Jun 1956 - Dec 1964

Valiant B Mk 1 of No 207 Squadron (Natural metal finish)

Valiant B Mk 1

Mar 1962 - Dec 1964

Devon C Mk 2#

Devon C Mk 2

Feb 1969 - Jun 1984

Bassett CC Mk 1#

Bassett CC Mk 1

Feb 1969 - May 1974

Pembroke C Mk 1#

Pembroke C Mk 1

Feb 1969 - Nov 1975

Tucano T Mk 1 of No 207 Squadron

Tucano T Mk 1

Jul 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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