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No 485 - 490 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


No 485 Squadron

  Spitfire I#

 Spitfire I

Mar 1941 - Jun 1941

  Spitfire IIA#

Spitfire IIA

Jun 1941 - Aug 1941

Spitfire VB of No 485 Squadron

Spitfire VB

Aug 1941 - Jul 1943, Nov 1943 - Feb 1944

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire IXB

Jul 1943 - Nov 1943, Feb 1944 - Jul 1944, Apr 1945 - Aug 1945

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire LF IXE

Jul 1944 - Feb 1945

Tempest V#

Tempest V

Feb 1945 - Mar 1945

Typhoon IB#

Typhoon IB

Mar 1945 - Apr 1945

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No 486 Squadron

Hurricane IIB#

Hurricane IIB

Mar 1942 - Jul 1942

Typhoon IB of No 486 Squadron (late 1943)

Typhoon IB

Jul 1942 - Apr 1944

Tempest V of No 486 Squadron (April 1944)

Tempest V

Jan 1944 Feb 1944, Apr 1944 - Sep 1945

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No 487 Squadron

Ventura

 Ventura I/II

Sep 1942 - Sep 1943

Mosquito VI of No 487 Squadron

Mosquito VI

Aug 1943 - Sep 1945

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No 488 Squadron

Buffalo I of No 488 Squadron  

Buffalo I

Oct 1941 - Jan 1942

Hurricane IIb of No 488 Squadron (January 1942)

Hurricane IIB

Jan 1942 - Feb 1942

Beaufighter IIf#

Beaufighter II

Jun 1942 - May 1943

Beaufighter VIf#

Beaufighter VI

Mar 1943 - Sep 1943

Mosquito XII of No 488 Squadron

Mosquito XII

Aug 1943 - Mar 1944

Mosquito XIII#

Mosquito XIII

Oct 1943 - Oct 1944

Moquito XXX#

Mosquito XXX

Oct 1944 - Apr 1945

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No 489 Squadron

Beaufort I#

Beaufort I

Aug 1941 - Jan 1942

Bristol Blenheim IV#

Blenheim IV

Jan 1942 - Mar 1942

Hampden TBI of No 489 Squadron

Hampden I

Mar 1942 - Oct 1943

Beaufighter X of No 489 Squadron

Beaufighter X

Oct 1943 - May 1945

Mosquito VI#

Mosquito VI

Jun 1945 - Aug 1945

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No 490 Squadron

 

Catalina IB#

Catalina IB

Jun 1943 - Jul 1944

Sunderland III#

Sunderland III

May 1944 - 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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