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No 249 - 250 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


No 249 Squadron

Short 184#

Short 184

Aug 1918 - Mar 1919

Sopwith Baby#

Sopwith Baby

Aug 1918 - Sep 1918

Hamble Baby

Aug 1918 - Sep 1918

Spitfire I#

Spitfire I

May 1940 - Jun 1940

Hurricane I of No 249 Squadron

Hurricane I

Jun 1940 - Feb 1941, May 1941 - Aug 1941

Hurricane IIA#

Hurricane IIA

Feb 1941 - Apr 1941

Hurricane IIB#

Hurricane IIB

Jun 1941 - Mar 1942

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Jun 1941 - Mar 1942

Spitfire VB of No 249 Squadron

Spitfire VB

Mar 1942 - Jan 1944

Spitfire VC#

Spitfire VC

May 1942 - Sep 1944

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire IX

Jun 1943 - Nov 1943, Apr 1945 - May 1945

Mustang III of No 249 Squadron

Mustang III

Sep 1944 - Apr 1945, May 1945 - Jun 1945

Mustang IV of No 249 Squadron

Mustang IV

Jun 1945 - Aug 1945

Baltimore V as used by No 249 Squadron#

Baltimore V

Oct 1945 -Apr 1946

Mosquito FB Mk 26#

Mosquito FB Mk 26

Apr 1946 - Aug 1946

Tempest F Mk 6 of No 249 Squadron (1948)

Tempest F Mk 6

Dec 1946 - Mar 1950

Vampire FB Mk 5 of No 249 Squadron

Vampire FB Mk 5

Jan 1950 - May 1952

Vampire FB Mk 9 of No 249 Squadron

Vampire FB Mk 9

May 1952 - Mar 1955

Venom FB Mk 1#

Venom FB Mk 1

Oct 1954 - Nov 1955

Venom FB Mk 4 of No 249 Squadron

Venom FB Mk 4

Jul 1955 - Oct 1957

Canberra B Mk 2 of No 249 Squadron

Canberra B Mk 2

Oct 1957 - Dec 1959

Canberra B Mk 6 of No 249 Squadron

Canberra B Mk 6

Nov 1959 - Oct 1962

Canberra B Mk 16 of No 249 Squadron (1962)

Canberra B Mk 16 of No 249 Squadron (mid 1960s)

Canberra B Mk 16 of No 249 Squadron whilst operating as part of the Akrotiri Strike Wing

Canberra B Mk 16

Oct 1962 - Feb 1969

Badge carried on tip tanks of Canberras 

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No 250 Squadron

DH6#

DH6

May 1918 - May 1919

DH 9#

DH9

May 1918 - May 1919

Tomahawk IIB as used by No 250 Squadron#

Tomahawk IIB

Apr 1941 - Apr 1942

Hurricane I#

Hurricane I

Feb 1942 - Apr 1942

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Feb 1942 - Apr 1942

Kittyhawk I as used by No 250 Squadron#

Kittyhawk I

Apr 1942 - Oct 1942

Kittyhawk III as used by No 250 Squadron#

Kittyhawk III

Oct 1942 - Jan 1944

Kittyhawk IV as used by No 250 Squadron#

Kittyhawk IV

Jan 1944 - Aug 1945

Mustang III of No 250 Squadron (dark earth/olive drab)

Mustang III of No 250 Squadron (overall olive drab)

Mustang III

Aug 1945 - Dec 1946

Mustang IV#

Mustang IV

Aug 1945 - Dec 1946

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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