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List of aircraft of the RAF

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Many aircraft types have served in the Royal Air Force since it was formed in 1918 by the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service. Here can be found a list of RAF aircraft, those types that have served and been retired by the RAF, and also those types that are currently in service. The aircraft are listed in alphabetic order of their RAF type name, and then in mark order within that type.

For an explanation of the alphanumeric codes that follow many of the aircraft, please see here.

Contents

Regular service with the RAF

0-9

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

S

T

V

W

Y

Captured or Interned

Captured or interned examples of the following aircraft were at one time flown by the RAF.

Pre-RAF

The following types were flown by the RFC or RNAS but phased out before the creation of the RAF:

Training gliders

The following Gliders are or were flown by RAF training squadrons:


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