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All-Time Listing (Alphabetical):


Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Retirement Origin
Aerospatiale Squirrel HT.1 26 1996 current France
Aerospatiale Dauphin 2 2 1996 current France
Airspeed Envoy ? 1939 1945 UK
Airspeed Oxford I/II ? 1939 1952 UK
Akaflieg Munchen Mu-13A 1 1945 19?? Germany
Armstrong Whitworth Siskin 1 1920? 19?? UK
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley VII ? 19?? 1946 UK
Auster I 1+ 19?? 1950 UK
Auster V 1+ 19?? 1950 UK
Avro Anson ? 19?? 1952 RAF
Avro Bison 53 1921 1929 UK
Avro Lancaster 1+ 19?? 19?? UK
Beech Expeditor 80? 19?? 1955 USA
Beech Traveller ? 19?? 1946 USA
Blackburn Baffin 29 1934 1936 UK
Blackburn Blackburn 62 1922 1931 UK
Blackburn Botha ? 19?? 19?? UK
Blackburn Dart 117 1921 1933 UK
Blackburn Firebrand I 12 1942 19?? UK
Blackburn Firebrand II 13 1943 19?? UK
Blackburn Firebrand III 29 1943 1946 UK
Blackburn Firebrand TF.4 102 1945 19?? UK
Blackburn Firebrand TF.5 68 1947 1952 UK
Blackburn Firecrest 3 1948 1953 UK
Blackburn Ripon 96 1929 1934 UK
Blackburn Shark 238 1935 1944 UK
Blackburn Skua 192 1938 1944? UK
Blackburn Roc 136 1940 1943 UK
Blackburn YA.7/YA.8/YB.1 3 1949 1950 UK
Boulton Paul Defiant ? 1942 1946 UK
Boulton Paul Sea Balliol T.21 31 1954 1963 UK
Brewster Buffalo ? 1941 194? USA
Bristol Beaufighter II ? 1941 1945 UK
Bristol Beaufighter X ? 19?? 19?? UK
Bristol Beaufort II ? 19?? 1946 UK
Bristol Blenheim ? 19?? 19?? UK
British Aerospace Harrier GR.1 1+ 1977 1977 UK
British Aerospace Harrier T.4A/4N/8 5/3/1 1985 1995 UK
British Aerospace Harrier GR.9 8? 2006 current UK
British Aerospace Hawk T.1/T.1A 16+ 1995 current UK
British Aerospace Jetstream T.2/T.3 16/4 1978 current UK
British Aerospace Sea Harrier FRS.1 34 1979 1995 UK
British Aerospace Sea Harrier FA.2 52? 1993 2005 UK
Chance Vought Corsair 1977 1943 1946 USA
Curtiss Helldiver 26 1944 194? USA
Curtiss Seamew 100 1941 1945 USA
Curtiss Queen Seamew 30 1942 1945 USA
Dassault Falcon 20 20 1994 current UK
de Havilland DH.60M Moth 1? 1932 19?? UK
de Havilland DH.86 ? 19?? 19?? UK
de Havilland Dominie 65 1940 1963 UK
de Havilland Flamingo ? 1939 1945 UK
de Havilland Heron CC.3 1+ 1970 1980+ UK
de Havilland Leopard Moth 1+ 19?? 1946 UK
de Havilland Mosquito T.3 ? 19?? 1947 UK
de Havilland Mosquito VI ? 1945 1947 UK
de Havilland Mosquito PR.XVI ? 19?? 1945 UK
de Havilland Mosquito B.25 ? 19?? 1945 Canada
de Havilland Mosquito PR.34 ? 19?? 1945 UK
de Havilland Queen Bee 380? 1935 1947 UK
de Havilland Sea Devon C.20 13 1955 1981 UK
de Havilland Sea Heron C.20 5 1961 1989 UK
de Havilland Sea Hornet F.20 78 1947 1955 UK
de Havilland Sea Hornet NF.21 79 1949 1955 UK
de Havilland Sea Hornet PR.22 43 1950 1957 UK
de Havilland Sea Mosquito TR.33 52 1945 1947 UK
de Havilland Sea Mosquito TR.37 14? 194? 1945 UK
de Havilland Sea Mosquito TT.39 26 1948 1952 UK
de Havilland Sea Vampire F.10 1 1945 1945 UK
de Havilland Sea Vampire F.20 18 1948 1952 UK
de Havilland Sea Vampire F.21 2 1949 1949 UK
de Havilland Sea Vampire T.22 74 1952 1967 UK
de Havilland Sea Venom FAW.20 50 1954 19?? UK
de Havilland Sea Venom FAW.21 168 1954 1960 UK
de Havilland Sea Venom FAW.22 39+ 1957 1970 UK
de Havilland Tiger Moth ? 1965? 1973 UK
de Havilland Vampire T.11 1+ 1952 19?? UK
De Havilland Canada Chipmunk T.10 12 1966 1994 UK
Douglas Boston ? 1941 1942 USA
Douglas Dakota IV 1+ 1945 1946 RAF
Douglas Dauntless 4 1945 1946 USA
Douglas Skyraider AEW.1 50 1951 1960 US Navy
EHI Merlin HM.1 44 1998 current UK
English Electric Canberra U.14 7 19?? 19?? UK
English Electric Canberra TT.18 8 1969 19?? UK
English Electric Canberra T.22 7 1973 1992 UK
Fairey IIID ? 1924 1930 UK
Fairey IIIF 352 1928 1940 UK
Fairey Albacore 800 1940 1946 UK
Fairey Barracuda I 25 1942 194? UK
Fairey Barracuda II ? 1943 1946 UK
Fairey Barracuda III ? 1943 1952 UK
Fairey Barracuda V 30 1944 1947 UK
Fairey Firefly I 850 1942 1952 UK
Fairey Firefly NF.2 37 1942 19?? UK
Fairey Firefly T.1/T.2/T.3 ? 1947 1953 UK
Fairey Firefly FR.4 120 1945 1952 UK
Fairey Firefly 5 338 1948 1955 UK
Fairey Firefly AS.6 133 1950 1956 UK
Fairey Firefly AS.7/T.7 151 1951 1955 UK
Fairey Firefly U.8 40 1953 19?? UK
Fairey Firefly U.9 40 1958 1961+ UK
Fairey Flycatcher 192 1923 1934 UK
Fairey Fulmar 602 1940 1946 UK
Fairey Gannet AS.1 172 1955 1960 UK
Fairey Gannet T.2 36 1955 19?? UK
Fairey Gannet AEW.3 44 1958 1978 UK
Fairey Gannet AS.4 90 1956 1960 UK
Fairey Gannet AS.5/T.5 20 1957 19?? UK
Fairey Seafox 66 1937 1943 UK
Fairey Seal 91 1933 1938 UK
Fairey Spearfish 5 1945 1952 UK
Fairey Swordfish ? 1936 1946 UK
Fairey Ultra-light 1+ 1955 19?? UK
Gloster Meteor III 2 1945 1945+ UK
Gloster Meteor T.7 28 1950 1967 UK
Gloster Meteor T.T.20 27 1958 1969 UK
Gloster Sea Gladiator 98 1938 1941 UK
Grob G.115E Heron 5 1995 current Germany
Grumman Avenger I 402 1943 1946 USA
Grumman Avenger II 334 1943 1947 USA
Grumman Avenger III 222 1944 1946 USA
Grumman Avenger AS.4 100 1953 1960 USA
Grumman Goose ? 1943 1945? USA
Grumman Hellcat 1182 1943 1946 USA
Grumman Martlet I 85? 1940 1945 USA
Grumman Martlet II 90 1941 1945 USA
Grumman Martlet III 40 1941 1945 USA
Grumman Widgeon 15 1943 1945 USA
Grumman Wildcat IV 220 1942 1946 USA
Grumman Wildcat V 312 1943 1946 USA
Grumman Wildcat VI 340 1944 1946 USA
Grunau Baby ? 1945 19?? Germany
Handley Page Harrow ? 19?? 19?? UK
Hawker Hart Trainer ? 19?? 19?? UK
Hawker Henley ? 19?? 19?? UK
Hawker Nimrod 86 1932 1941 UK
Hawker Osprey 129 1930 1940? UK
Hawker P.1040 3 1947 1950 UK
Hawker P.1052 2 1948 1953 UK
Hawker Sea Hurricane IA/IB/IC ? 1941 1944 UK
Hawker Sea Hurricane IIC ? 1942 1944 UK
Hawker Sea Hurricane XIIA ? 1943 1944 UK
Hawker Sea Fury F.10 50 1946 19?? UK
Hawker Sea Fury FB.11 615 1948 1955 UK
Hawker Sea Fury T.20 60 1948 1952 UK
Hawker Sea Hawk F.1 95 1951 1955 UK
Hawker Sea Hawk F.2 40 1954 1955 UK
Hawker Sea Hawk FB.3 116 1954 1955 UK
Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.4 97 1954 19?? UK
Hawker Sea Hawk FGA.6 86 1955 1969 UK
Hawker Hunter T.7 6+ 19?? 19?? UK
Hawker Hunter T.8 41 1959 1990 UK
Hawker Hunter GA.11 40 1962 1995 UK
Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.1 60 1958 1965 UK
Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.2 84 1964 1978 UK
Hawker Siddeley Sea Vixen FAW.1 114 1958 1964+ UK
Hawker Siddeley Sea Vixen FAW.2 96 1962 1974 UK
Hiller HT.1 (Hiller HTE-2) 20 1953 1963 USA
Hiller HT.2 (Hiller 12E) 21 1962 1975 USA
Hunting Percival Sea Prince 49 1950 1979 UK
Lockheed Hudson IV ? 19?? 1946 USA
Lockheed Martin/BAE Lightning II ?* 2011 - USA
Martin Baltimore ? 19?? 1946 USA
Martin Maryland 3+ 1940 1941+ USA
McDonnell Douglas Phantom FG.1 38 1968 1979 USA
Miles Magister I ? 19?? 1945 UK
Miles Martinet TT.I ? 1943 1950 UK
Miles Master I/II 6/? 1939 1945 UK
Miles Monitor 20 1945 1948 UK
Mitchell Proctor Kittiwake 1 1 1971 1973 UK
Nieuport Nightjar 22 1922 1924 UK
North American Harvard IIB/III ?/537 194? 1952+ USA/Canada
Parnall Panther 150 1919 1926 UK
Parnall Peto 2 192? 19?? UK
Parnall Plover 12? 1923 1924 UK
Percival Petrel ? 19?? 19?? UK
Percival Proctor IA/IIA 250 194? 19?? UK
Saro Skeeter 3 1 1951 1952 UK
Short Seamew 10? 1953 1957 UK
Short Sturgeon TT.2/3 25 1951 1956 UK
Short Sturgeon SB.3 1 19?? 19?? UK
Sikorsky Hoverfly I 45? 1945 1950 USA
Sikorsky Hoverfly II 4 1947 1950 USA
Sikorsky Whirlwind HAR.21/HAS.22 10/15 1952 19?? USA
Slingsby T.67M Firefly 17 1993 current UK
Slingsby Cadet TX.2 1 19?? 19?? UK
Slingsby Prefect TX.1 1 19?? 1950? UK
Stinson Reliant 500 1941 1946 USA
Supermarine 508 1 1951 195? UK
Supermarine 525 1 1951 195? UK
Supermarine 529 1 195? 195? UK
Supermarine Attacker 145 1951 1957 UK
Supermarine Scimitar 76 1957 1971 UK
Supermarine Seafang F.31/F.32 16 1945 194? UK
Supermarine Seagull II 23 1923 1925 UK
Supermarine Seagull ASR.1 3 1948 1948 UK
Supermarine Seafire IB 166 1942 1946 UK
Supermarine Seafire IIC 372 1942 1946 UK
Supermarine Seafire III 1213 1942 1947 UK
Supermarine Seafire XV 384 1944 1950 UK
Supermarine Seafire XVII 232 1945 1954 UK
Supermarine Seafire 45 50 1946 19?? UK
Supermarine Seafire 46 24 1947 19?? UK
Supermarine Seafire 47 90 1948 1952 UK
Supermarine Sea Otter 290 1944 1952 UK
Supermarine Spitfire Vb 60 194? 1946 UK
Supermarine Walrus 744 1935 1947 UK
Vickers Wellington T.10/T.11 ? 19?? 1946 UK
Vought-Sikorsky Chesapeake 50 1941 19?? USA
Vought-Sikorsky Kingfisher 100 1942 19?? USA
Vultee Vengeance II/TT.IV ? 194? 1947 USA
Westland Dragonfly HR.1 13 1950 1960 UK
Westland Dragonfly HR.3 50 1952 1955+ UK
Westland Dragonfly HR.5 25 1955 1963 UK
Westland Gazelle HT.2 38 1974 1997 UK
Westland Lynx HAS.2 60 1976 current UK
Westland Lynx HAS.3 31 19?? current UK
Westland Lynx HMA.8 65 197?? current UK
Westland Lysander ? 19?? 19?? UK
Westland Sea King HAS.1/2 56/21 1969 1980+ UK
Westland Sea King AEW.2 ? 1982 2002 UK
Westland Sea King HAR.3 ? 19?? 1980+ UK
Westland Sea King HC.4 15 1979 current UK
Westland Sea King HAS.5 ? 1980 current UK
Westland Sea King HAS.6 ? 1988 current UK
Westland Sea King ASaC.7 13 2002? current UK
Westland Walrus 36 1921 1925 UK
Westland Wasp HAS.1 98 1963 1988 UK
Westland Wessex HAS.1 129 1961 1979 UK
Westland Wessex HAS.3 50? 1967 1988 UK
Westland Wessex HU.5 100 1963 1985 UK
Westland Whirlwind HAR.1 11 1952 1960 UK
Westland Whirlwind HAR.3 25 1955 1965 UK
Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 130 1957 1970 UK
Westland Whirlwind HAR.9 17 1966 1976 UK
Westland Wyvern TF.1 15 1946 1952 UK
Westland Wyvern TF.2 24 1949 19?? UK
Westland Wyvern S.4 94 1951 1958 UK
* = on order


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