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RAF Aircraft Serial Numbers

This is a database of all RAF aircraft serial numbers. Currently this covers the J - ZZ series that were active from the 1930s till date. This tool helps identify the possible aircraft based on the serial number patterns. The data in this page is based on this forum post made by Ross McNeill and by the book on RAF serials by Bruce Robertson. Data for series A - H are not on this page. There is currently no plan to update them.

Update Nov 2018: We have enhanced the search feature by linking forum posts where serials of individual aircraft are mentioned.

Know the exact serial?

The try this search. Enter full serial eg: "K1132" or "AB910"
Enter Serial Number & Aircraft Name
Serial (AZ-9999) - Aircraft
Results Display : Summarise by Series List Individually
Note: Enter part of the serial number and part of the aircraft name
Serial Number Exact Search
Serial - Aircraft
Results Display : Summarise by Series List Individually
Note: 4 digit serials go along with single character prefix. Two character prefix go only with three digit numbers.

RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces Roll of Honour - The Unaccounted Airmen Project

This is a database of all commonwealth airforces casualities in the Second World War. The primary data is taken from the CWGC site, but the data is enhanced by the AIR81 data from the National Archives and the Unaccounted Airmen and Airwomen Project that was initiated by the late Henk Welting, and being continued by the forum members. This tool helps you to easily search for a casuality based on partial name or number, exact date or year of death, provide the aircraft associated with the casuality or details.

By year of death : 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943 | 1944 | 1945 | 1946 | 1947

Name
Number
Date/Year/Month
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Unit
Trade
Country
Cemetary
Aircraft Type
Aircraft #
Unacc?

RAF and Commonwealth Air Forces AIR81

This is a database of AIR81 Records. Courtesy of Paul McMillan. The data is being cross linked to the CWGC DB.. Work in Progress.

By year: 1939 | 1940 | 1941

Search by Keyword / Phrase Date/Year Citation AIR81/

London Gazette Index Search

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