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No 266 - 270 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


No 266 Squadron

Short 184#

Short 184

Sep 1918 - Mar 1919

Short 320#

Short 320

Sep 1918 - Mar 1919

Battle I#

Battle

Dec 1939 - May 1940

 Spitfire I of No 266 Squadron

Spitfire I

Jan 1940 - Sep 1940, Oct 1940 - Apr 1941

Spitfire IIA of No 266 Squadron

Spitfire IIA

Sep 1940 - Oct 1940, Mar 1941 - Sep 1941

Spitfire IIB

Spitfire IIB

Sep 1941 - Sep 1941

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Sep 1941 - Jun 1942

Typhoon IA of No 266 Squadron (early 1942)

Typhoon IA

Jan 1942 - Sep 1942

Typhoon IB of No 266 Squadron (June 1945)

Typhoon IB of no 266 Squadron (August 1945)

Typhoon IB

Mar 1942 - Jul 1945

Meteor F Mk 3

Sep 1946 - Apr 1948

Meteor F Mk 4 of No 266 Squadron

Meteor F Mk 4

Feb 1948 - Feb 1949

Vampire FB Mk 5 of No 266 Squadron

Vampire FB Mk 5

Aug 1952 - May 1953, Mar 1954 - Jul 1954

Venom FB Mk 1#

Venom FB Mk 1

Apr 1953 - Sep 1955

Venom FB Mk 4 of No 266 Squadron

Venom FB Mk 4

Jul 1955 - Nov 1957

Bloodhound Mk 1#

Photo Bristol Aircraft Company

Bloodhound Mk 1

Dec 1959 - Jun 1964

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No 267 Squadron

Felixstowe F2A

Felixstowe F2A

Sep 1918 - Feb 1923

Felixstowe F3#

Felixstowe F3

Sep 1918 - Jun 1921

Short 184#

Short 184

Sep 1918 - 1921

Fairey IIID#

Fairey IIID

Dec 1920 - Aug 1923

Various communications types used including: -

Anson I#

Anson I

Aug 1940 - Jun 1942

Gladiator II#

Gladiator I & II

Jan 1941 - Jun 1942

Lodestar#

Lodestar

Jan 1941 - Oct 1942

Lysander I as used by No 267 Squadron

Lysander II as used by No 267 Squadron#

Lysander II

Jan 1941 -  Jun 1942

Hudson I#

Hudson I

Aug 1940 - Aug 1942

Hudson III#

Hudson III

Apr 1942 - Jul 1942

Hudson IV

Mar 1942 - Jun 1943

Hudson VI#

Hudson VI

Jul 1942 - Jun 1943

Bristol Blenheim I#

Blenheim I

Aug 1941 - Apr 1942

DC2#

 

DC2

Sep 1941 - Oct 1941

Dakota of No 267 Squadron

Dakota

May 1943 - Jul 1946

Other types used: -

Proctor, Magister, Hind, Percival Q6, Vega Gull, Lockheed14, Simoun, Electra, Wellesley, Blenheim I, Audax, Bf110C, Moth, Hurricane I, Bf109F, DC3.

Pioneer CC Mk 1#

Pioneer CC Mk 1

Feb 1954 - Nov 1958

Auster AOP Mk 6

Feb 1954 - Nov 1958

Pembroke C Mk 1#

Pembroke C Mk 1

Sep 1954 - Nov 1958

Dakota C Mk 3 as used by No 267 Squadron#

Dakota C Mk 3

Feb 1954 - Nov 1958

Dakotas carried a Pegasus emblem on nose

Harvard T Mk 2#

Harvard T Mk 2B

Nov 1954 - Dec 1956

Argosy C Mk 1 (Desert Camouflage)#

Argosy C Mk 1

Nov 1962 - Jun 1970

Argosys carried Pegasus on tail

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No 268 Squadron

Short 184#

Short 184

Sep 1918 - Oct 1919

Short 320#

Short 320

Sep 1918 - Oct 1919

Lysander II as used by No 268 Squadron#

Lysander II

Sep 1940 - Apr 1941

Lysander III as used by No 268 Squadron#

Lysander III

Feb 1941 - Mar 1942

Tomahawk IIA of No 268 Squadron

Tomahawk IIA

May 1941 - Aug 1942

Mustang I#

Mustang I

Apr 1942 - Jul 1943

Mustang IA

Jul 1943 - Nov 1944

Mustang II#

Mustang II

Nov 1944 - Aug 1945

Typhoon IB of No 268 Squadron (mid 1944)

Typhoon IB

Jul 1944 - Oct 1944

Spitfire FR XIV of No 268 Squadron

Spitfire XIVE

Apr 1945 - Sep 1945

Spitfire XIX#

Spitfire XIX

Sep 1945 - Sep 1945

Mosquito VI#

Mosquito FB VI

Sep 1945 - Mar 1946

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No 269 Squadron

BE2e#

BE2e

Oct 1918 - Mar 1919

Short 184#

Short 184

Oct 1918 - Nov 1919

DH 9#

DH9

Dec 1918 - Mar 1919

Anson I#

 

Anson I

Dec 1936 - Jun 1940

  Hudson I#

Hudson I

Apr 1940 - May 1941

 

Hudson II#

Hudson II

Oct 1940 - May 1941

Hudson III of No 269 Squadron

Hudson III

May 1941 - Dec 1943

Hudson IIIA#

Hudson IIIA

Feb 1944 - Aug 1945

Spitfire VB#

Spitfire VB

Feb 1944 - Mar 1946

Martinet I as used by No 269 Squadron#

Martinet I

Feb 1944 - Jul 1944

Walrus I as used by No 269 Squadron#

Walrus I

Feb 1944 - Mar 1946

Warwick I#

Warwick I

Sep 1944 - Mar 1946

Shackleton MR Mk 1A

Shackleton MR Mk 1A

Jan 1952 - Nov 1958

Shackleton MR Mk 2#

Shackleton MR Mk 2

Mar 1953 - Aug 1954, Oct 1958 - Nov 1958

Thor IRBM#

Thor

Jul 1959 - May 1963

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No 270 Squadron

 

Short 184#

Short 184

Oct 1918 - Sep 1919

Felixstowe F3#

Felixstowe F3

Oct 1918 - Sep 1919

Sopwith Baby#

Sopwith Baby

Oct 1918 - Apr 1919

Catalina IB#

Catalina IB

Nov 1942 - Apr 1944

Sunderland III#

Sunderland III

Dec 1943 - Jun 1945

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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