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No 208 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


Nieuport Scout of No 3 Squadron RNAS

Nieuport Scout

Oct 1916 - Dec 1916

Sopwith 1 Strutter#

Sopwith 1 Strutter

Oct 1916 - Nov 1916

Sopwith Pup#

Pup

Oct 1916 - Feb 1917

Sopwith Triplane of No 8 Squadron RNAS

Triplane

Feb 1917 - Sep 1917

Camel of No 208 Squadron

Camel

Sep 1917 - Nov 1918 (Markings carried Mar 1918 - Nov 1918)

Snipe of No 208 Squadron

Snipe

Nov 1918 - Nov 1919

RE8#

RE8

Feb 1920 - Nov 1920

Bristol F2B of No 208 Squadron

Bristol F2b

Oct 1920 - May 1930

Atlas#

Atlas

May 1930 - Aug 1935

Hawker Audax#

Audax

Apr 1934 - Jan 1939

Hawker Demon#

Demon

Sep 1935 - Jan 1936

 

Lysander I of No 208 Squadron

Lysander II of No 208 Squadron

Lysander I/II

Jan 1939 - May 1942

Hurricane I of No 208 Squadron (July 1942)

Hurricane I

Nov 1940 - Sep 1942

Hurricane II#

Hurricane PR IIC of No 208 Squadron (November 1943)

Hurricane IIA/IIB

May 1942 -Jan 1944

Tomahawk IIB as used by No 208 Squadron#

Tomahawk IIB

Apr 1942 - Sep 1942

Spitfire VC#

Spitfire VC

Dec 1943 - Aug 1944

Spitfire IX of No 208 Squadron

Spitfire IX

Mar 1944 - May 1947

Spitfire VIII#

Spitfire VIII

Jul 1944 - Sep 1944

Spitfire FR Mk 18 of No 208 Squadron (Revised Desrert scheme - 1949)

Spitfire FR Mk 18

Aug 1946 - Apr 1951

Meteor FR Mk 9 of No 208 Squadron

Meteor FR Mk 9

Jan 1951 - Mar 1958

Hunter F Mk 6 of No 208 Squadron

Hunter F Mk 6

Mar 1958 - Mar 1959

Venom FB Mk 4 of No 208 Squadron

Venom FB  Mk 4

Apr 1959 - Mar 1960

Hunter FGA Mk 9 of No 208 Sqn

Hunter FGA Mk 9 of No 208 Squadron

Hunter FGA Mk 9

Mar 1960 - Sep 1971

Buccaneer S Mk 2B of No 208 Squadron ('wrap-around' camouflage)

Buccaneer S Mk 2B of No 208 Squadron (Overall light grey)

Buccaneer S Mk 2B of No 208 Squadron (Displat scheme)

Buccaneer S Mk 2B of the composite No 12/208 Squadron (Gulf War 1991)

Buccaneer S Mk 2

Oct 1974 - Mar 1994

Hawk T Mk 1A of No 208 (Reserve) Squadron

Hawk T Mk 1A of No 208 (Reserve) Squadron

Hawk T Mk 1W of No 208 (Reserve) Squadron

Hawk T Mk 1A of No 208 (Reserve) Squadron

Hawk T Mk 1/T Mk 1A/T Mk 1W

Apr 1994 - Current

mages 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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