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No 241 - 246 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


No 241 Squadron

Short 184#

Short 184

Aug 1918 - Jun 1919

DH6#

DH6

Aug 1918 - Jan 1919

Fairey Campania#

Campania

Aug 1918 - Jun 1919

Wight Converted Seaplane#

Wight Converted Seaplane

Aug 1918 - Jun 1919

Lysander II as used by No 241 Squadron#

Lysander II

Sep 1940 - Dec 1940

Lysander III as used by No 13 Squadron#

Lysander III

Dec 1940 - May 1942

Roc I#

Roc

Nov 1940 - Nov 1940

Tomahawk IIB as used by No 241 Squadron

Tomahawk IIA as used by No 241 Squadron#

Tomahawk IIA

Aug 1941 - May 1942

Mustang I of No 241 Squadron (Temperate land scheme)

Mustang I of No 241 Squadron (standard day fighter scheme)

Mustang I

Mar 1942 - Nov 1942

Hurricane IIB#

Hurricane IIB

Dec 1942 - Dec 1943

Hurricane IIC of No 241 Squadron (Algeria - October 1943)

Hurricane IIC

Dec 1942 - Dec 1943

Spitfire VC#

Spitfire VC

Feb 1943 - Mar 1943

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire IX

Dec 1943 - Aug 1945

Spitfire VIII#

Spitfire VIII

Jan 1944 - Oct 1944

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No 242 Squadron

Short 184#

Short 184

Aug 1918 - May 1919

DH6#

DH6

Aug 1918 - Jan 1919

Fairey Campania#

Campania

Oct 1918 - Nov 1918

Blenheim IF#

Blenheim IF

Dec 1939 - Dec 1939

Battle I#

Battle

Dec 1939 - Feb 1940

Hurricane I of No 242 Squadron

Hurricane I

Feb 1940 - Mar 1941

Hurricane IIB#

Hurricane IIB

Mar 1941 - Mar 1942

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Apr 1942 - Dec 1943

Spitfire VC#

Spitfire VC

Jul 1943 - Feb 1944

Spitfire IX of No 242 Squadron

Spitfire IX

Jul 1943 - Nov 1944

Wellington XVI#

Wellington XVI

Jan 1945 - Feb 1945

Stirling V#

Stirling V

Feb 1945 - Dec 1945

Stirling IV#

Stirling IV

Sep 1945 - Dec 1945

York C Mk 1 of No 242 Squadron

York C Mk 1 of No 242 Squadron

York C Mk 1

Apr 1945 - Jul 1945, Dec 1945 - Sep 1949

Hastings C Mk 1#

Hastings C Mk 1

Aug 1949 - Apr 1950

Bloodhound Mk 1#

Photo Bristol Aircraft Company

Bloodhound Mk 1

Oct 1959 - Sep 1964

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No 243 Squadron

Short 184#

Short 184

Aug 1918 - Mar 1919

Wight Converted Seaplane#

Wight Converted Seaplane

Aug 1918 - Mar 1919

Buffalo I of No 243 Squadron

Buffalo I

Apr 1941 - Jan 1942

Spitfire VB

Jun 1942 - Oct 1942, Jan 1943 - Feb 1944

Spitfire VC#

Spitfire VC

Jan 1943 - Feb 1944

Spitfire IX of No 243 Squadron

Spitfire IX

Jun 1943 - Sep 1944

Dakota IV of No 243 Squadron

Dakota IV

Dec 1944 - Apr 1946

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No 244 Squadron

 

DH6#

DH6

Jul 1918 - Jan 1919

Vincent#

Vincent

Nov 1940 - Jan 1943

Bristol Blenheim IV#

Blenheim IV

Apr 1942 - Dec 1942

Bristol Blenheim V

Blenheim V

Oct 1942 - Apr 1944

Wellington XIII of No 244 Squadron

Wellington XIII

Feb 1944 - May 1945

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No 245 Squadron

Short 184#

Short 184

Aug 1918 - May 1919

Blenheim IF#

Blenheim IF

Nov 1939 - Mar 1940

Battle I#

Battle I

Feb 1940 - Mar 1940

Hurricane I of No 245 Squadron

Hurricane I

Mar 1940 - Aug 1941

Hurricane IIB#

Hurricane IIB

Aug 1941 - Sep 1942

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

May 1942 - Jan 1943

Typhoon IB of no 245 Squadron (June 1944)

Typhoon IB of No 245 Squadron (June 1945)

Typhoon IB

Dec 1942 - Aug 1945

Meteor III of No 245 Squadron (1946)

Meteor F Mk 3

Aug 1945 - Apr 1948

Meteor F Mk 4

Meteor F Mk 4

Dec 1947 - Aug 1950

Meteor F Mk 8 of No 245 Squadron (fitted with in-flight refuelling probe - 1951)

Meteor F Mk 8 of No 245 Squadron (CO's aircraft - 1955)

Meteor F Mk 8

Jun 1950 - Jul 1957

Hunter F Mk 4 of No 245 Squadron

Hunter F Mk 4

Mar 1957 - Jun 1957

Detail of No 245 Squadron's marking as carried on Meteor and Hunters

Canberra B Mk 2 of No 245 Squadron

Canberra B Mk 2

Aug 1958 - Apr 1963

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No 246 Squadron

Short 184#

 Short 184

Aug 1918 - Mar 1919

Short 320#

Short 320

Aug 1918 - Nov 1918

Sopwith Baby#

Sopwith Baby

Aug 1918 - Oct 1918

FE2b#

FE2b

Aug 1918 - Oct 1918

Blackburn Kangaroo#

Kangaroo

Aug - Nov 1918

Sunderland III#

Sunderland III

Oct 1942 - Apr 1943

Liberator VII#

Liberator VII

Oct 1944 - Jul 11945

Liberator III#

Liberator III

Feb 1945 - Dec 1945

Liberator VI#

Liberator VI

Feb 1945 - Nov 1945

Halifax III#

Halifax III

Nov 1944 - Mar 1945

York C Mk 1 of No 246 Squadron

York C Mk 1 of No 246 Squadron

York C Mk 1

Dec 1944 - Oct 1946

Skymaster I#

Skymaster I

Apr 1945 - Nov 1945

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

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