23Sqn

During its history, No 23 Squadron has operated a wide variety of different aircraft, from the humble beginnings of aviation history to present day modern technology, the Squadron has flown them all.

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23Sqn

The Aircraft of No 23 Squadron

 

Various aircraft types were used during the first 9 months of the Squadron's existence. The Avro 504A; Bleriot XI; Caudron G-3; Maurice Farman Shorthorn S.11; Martinsyde S.1, Martinsyde G.100 and B.E.2c were all used between September 1915 and May 1916.

 

F.E.2b/d

Jan 1916 - Apr 1917

De Havilland Mosquito NF.30

Sep 1946 - Nov 1946

SPAD S.VII

Feb 1917 - Apr 1918

De Havilland Mosquito NF.36

Oct 1946 - Jun 1952

SPAD S.XIII

Dec 1917 - May 1918

De Havilland Vampire NF.10

Sep 1951 - Jan 1954

Sopwith Dolphin

Apr 1918 - Mar 1919

De Havilland Venom NF.2

Nov 1953 - Mar 1956

Sopwith Snipe

Jul 1925 Apr 1926

De Havilland Venom NF. 3

Sep 1955 - May 1957

Gloster Gamecock I

Apr 1926 - Sep 1931

Gloster Javelin FAW4

Mar 1957 - Jul 1959

Bristol Bulldog IIa

Jul 1931 - Apr 1933

Gloster Javelin FAW7

Apr 1959 - Jul 1960

Apr 1962 Sep 1962

Hawker Hart/Demon

Jul 1931 - Dec 1938

Gloster Javelin FAW9

Apr 1960 - Oct 1964

Blenheim If

Dec 1938 - Apr 1941

E E/ BAe  Lightning F3

Aug 1964 - Nov 1967

May 1972 Oct 1975

Douglas Havoc I (Intruder)

Oct 1940 - Aug 1942

E E/ BAe Lightning F6

May 1967 - Oct 1975

Douglas Boston III

Feb 1942 - Aug 1942

McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2

Nov 1975 - Oct 1988

De Havilland Mosquito NFII

Jul 1942 - Aug 1943

Panavia Tornado F3

Nov 1988 - Mar 1994

De Havilland Mosquito FBVI

May 1943 - Sep 1945

Boeing Sentry AEW Mk1

Apr 1996 - ?

De Havilland Mosquito NF30

Aug 1945 - Sep 1945

 

 

 


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