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BRITISH AIRCRAFT WORLD WAR 2

This page is drawn up from lists in Wikipedia.

Fighters & Fighter-Bombers  
Bell Airacobra
Bell Airacobra
briefly used by one squadron Royal Air Force
Blackburn Roc
Blackburn Roc
naval turret fighter Royal Navy
Blackburn Skua
Blackburn Skua
naval fighter/dive bomber Royal Navy
Boulton Paul Defiant
Boulton Paul Defiant
turret fighter/night fighter Royal Air Force
Brewster Buffalo
Brewster Buffalo
  Royal Air Force
Bristol Beaufighter
Bristol Beaufighter
strike fighter Royal Air Force
Bristol Blenheim
Bristol Blenheim
night fighter Royal Air Force
Curtiss Mohawk
Curtiss Mohawk
  Royal Air Force
Curtiss Kittyhawk and Tomahawk
Curtiss Kittyhawk and Tomahawk
  Royal Air Force
de Havilland Mosquito
de Havilland Mosquito
night fighter & fighter-bomber Royal Air Force
de Havilland Vampire
de Havilland Vampire
prototype jet fighter Royal Air Force
Douglas Havoc
Douglas Havoc
night fighter Royal Air Force
Fairey Fulmar
Fairey Fulmar
fleet fighter Royal Navy
Fairey Firefly
Fairey Firefly
fleet fighter Royal Navy
Gloster Gladiator
Gloster Gladiator
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Gloster Meteor
Gloster Meteor
jet fighter Royal Air Force
Gloster Sea Gladiator
Gloster Sea Gladiator
  Royal Navy
Grumman Martlet/Wildcat
Grumman Wildcat
  Royal Navy
Grumman Hellcat
Grumman Hellcat
  Royal Navy
Hawker Hurricane
Hawker Hurricane
fighter/fighter-bomber Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Hawker Sea Hurricane
Hawker Sea Hurricane
  Royal Navy
Hawker Tempest
Hawker Tempest
  Royal Air Force
Hawker Typhoon
Hawker Typhoon
fighter/fighter-bomber Royal Air Force
Lockheed Lightning
Lockheed Lightning
twin engine fighter Royal Air Force - Used briefly
North American Mustang
North American Mustang
  Royal Air Force
Republic Thunderbolt
Republic Thunderbolt
  Royal Air Force
Supermarine Spitfire
Supermarine Spitfire
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Supermarine Seafire
Supermarine Seafire
  Royal Navy
Vought Corsair
Vought Corsair
  Royal Navy
Westland Whirlwind
Westland Whirlwind
twin engine fighter Royal Air Force
Westland Welkin
Westland Welkin
high altitude fighter Royal Air Force
     
Torpedo bombers, Dive Bombers and Army Cooperation
Avro Rota
Avro Rota
Army cooperation autogyro Royal Air Force
Blackburn Skua
Blackburn Skua
naval fighter/dive bomber Royal Navy
Brewster Buccaneer
Brewster Buccaneer
dive bomber Royal Navy
Fairey Albacore
Fairey Albacore
torpedo/dive bomber Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Fairey Barracuda
Fairey Barracuda
dive bomber Royal Navy
Fairey Swordfish
Fairey Swordfish
torpedo bomber Royal Navy
Grumman Tarpon/Avenger
Grumman Tarpon/Avenger
torpedo bomber Royal Navy
Hawker Audax
Hawker Audax
Army cooperation biplane Royal Air Force
Hawker Hardy
Hawker Hardy
General purpose biplane Royal Air Force
Hawker Hector
Hawker Hector
Army cooperation biplane Royal Air Force
Hawker Hind
Hawker Hind
light bomber Royal Air Force
Vickers Vildebeest
Vickers Vildebeest
torpedo bomber Royal Air Force
Vought Chesapeake
Vought Chesapeake
dive bomber Royal Navy
Vultee Vengeance
Vultee Vengeance
dive bomber Royal Air Force
Westland Wapiti
Westland Wapiti
general purpose biplane Royal Air Force
     
RAF Bombers
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley
  Royal Air Force
Avro Lancaster
Avro Lancaster
  Royal Air Force
Avro Manchester
Avro Manchester
  Royal Air Force
Boeing Fortress
Boeing Fortress
  Royal Air Force
Bristol Beaufort
Bristol Beaufort
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Bristol Blenheim & Bisley
Bristol Blenheim
  Royal Air Force
Bristol Bombay
Bristol Bombay
  Royal Air Force
Douglas Boston
Douglas Boston
  Royal Air Force
Fairey Battle
Fairey Battle
  Royal Air Force
Fairey Gordon
Fairey Gordon
  Royal Air Force
Handley Page Halifax
Handley Page Halifax
  Royal Air Force
Handley Page Hampden & Hereford
Handley Page Hampden
  Royal Air Force
Lockheed Hudson
Lockheed Hudson
  Royal Air Force
Lockheed Ventura
Lockheed Ventura
  Royal Air Force
Martin Maryland
Martin Maryland
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Martin Marauder
Martin Marauder
  Royal Air Force
Martin Baltimore
Martin Baltimore
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
North American Mitchell
North American Mitchell
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Short Stirling
Short Stirling
  Royal Air Force
Vickers Type 264 Valentia
Vickers Type 264 Valentia
  Royal Air Force
Vickers Vincent
Vickers Vincent
  Royal Air Force
Vickers Warwick
Vickers Warwick
  Royal Air Force
Vickers Wellesley
Vickers Wellesley
  Royal Air Force
Vickers Wellington
Vickers Wellington
  Royal Air Force
     
Maritime Patrol and Coastal Reconnaissance
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley
  Royal Air Force
Avro Anson
Avro Anson
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Boeing Fortress
Boeing Fortress
  Royal Air Force
Blackburn Botha
Blackburn Botha
  Royal Air Force
Bristol Beaufort
Bristol Beaufort
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Consolidated Catalina
Consolidated Catalina
  Royal Air Force
Consolidated Liberator
Consolidated Liberator
(closed Mid-Atlantic gap) Royal Air Force
Fairey Seafox
Fairey Seafox
floatplane Royal Navy
Fokker T.VIII
Fokker T.VIII
floatplane Royal Air Force
Handley Page Hampden
Handley Page Hampden
  Royal Air Force
Lockheed Hudson
Lockheed Hudson
  Royal Air Force
Lockheed Ventura
Lockheed Ventura
  Royal Air Force
Martin Mariner
Martin Mariner
  Royal Air Force
Martin Maryland
Martin Maryland
  Royal Air Force
Saro London
Saro London
  Royal Air Force
Saro Lerwick
Saro Lerwick
  Royal Air Force
Short Empire
Short Empire
  Royal Air Force
Short Seaford
Short Seaford
  Royal Air Force
Short Singapore
Short Singapore
  Royal Air Force
Short Sunderland
Short Sunderland
  Royal Air Force
Supermarine Walrus
Supermarine Walrus
  Royal Navy
Supermarine Sea Otter
Supermarine Sea Otter
  Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Supermarine Stranraer
Supermarine Stranraer
  Royal Air Force
Vickers Warwick
Vickers Warwick
  Royal Air Force
Vickers Wellington
Vickers Wellington
  Royal Air Force
Vought Kingfisher
Vought Kingfisher
  Royal Navy
Westland Lysander
Westland Lysander
  Royal Air Force
     
Photo Reconnaissance
Bristol Blenheim
Bristol Blenheim
  Royal Air Force
de Havilland Mosquito
de Havilland Mosquito
  Royal Air Force
Lockheed Hudson
Lockheed Hudson
  Royal Air Force
North American Mustang
North American Mustang
  Royal Air Force
Supermarine Spitfire
Supermarine Spitfire
  Royal Air Force
     
Trainers and Target Tugs
Airspeed Oxford
Airspeed Oxford
bomber trainer Royal Air Force
Avro Anson
Avro Anson
navigation and bomber trainer Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Blackburn B-2
Blackburn B-2
  Royal Air Force
Boulton & Paul Overstrand
Boulton & Paul Overstrand
obsolete bomber used as gunnery trainer Royal Air Force
Curtiss Cleveland
Curtiss Cleveland
ground instructional training Royal Air Force
de Havilland Tiger Moth
de Havilland Tiger Moth
primary trainer Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
de Havilland Dominie
de Havilland Dominie
radio trainer Royal Air Force
de Havilland Don
de Havilland Don
radio trainer Royal Air Force
Fairey Gordon
Fairey Gordon
obsolete bomber used as trainer and target tug Royal Air Force
General Aircraft Cygnet
General Aircraft Cygnet
tricycle undercarriage trainer Royal Air Force
General Aircraft Owlet
General Aircraft Owlet
tricycle undercarriage trainer Royal Air Force
Handley Page Heyford
Handley Page Heyford
obsolete bomber used as trainer Royal Air Force
Hawker Demon
Hawker Demon
obsolete fighter used as trainer Royal Air Force
Hawker Hart
Hawker Hart
obsolete bomber used as trainer and target tug Royal Air Force
Hawker Henley
Hawker Henley
target tug Royal Air Force
Hawker Osprey
Hawker Osprey
obsolete fighter used as trainer Royal Navy
Miles Magister
Miles Magister
primary trainer Royal Air Force
Miles Martinet
Miles Martinet
  Royal Air Force
Miles Master
Miles Master
target tug Royal Air Force
North American Harvard
North American Harvard
advanced trainer Royal Air Force, Royal Navy
Percival Proctor
Percival Proctor
radio trainer Royal Air Force
Sikorsky Hoverfly
Sikorsky Hoverfly
helicopter Royal Air Force
Vickers Wellington
Vickers Wellington
bomber trainer Royal Air Force
Westland Lysander
Westland Lysander
target tug Royal Air Force
Westland Wallace
Westland Wallace
target tug Royal Air Force

Last updated 13 June, 2018

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