RAF Aircraft Serial Numbers Database
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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.

There are a total of 251501 Records in this database.
24634 have been indexed from the forum posts.
5031 serials are recorded as losses from the SEAC Losses Database and the CWGC Unaccounted Airmen Database.
925 individual aircraft Images are available

RAF Aircraft Serials

Records Found:
Records
BA Series : 616
BB Series : 587
BD Series : 573
BE Series : 613
BF Series : 674
BG Series : 677
BH Series : 196
BJ Series : 419
BK Series : 533
BL Series : 600
BM Series : 642
BN Series : 666
BP Series : 672
BR Series : 411
BS Series : 559
BT Series : 532
BV Series : 681
BW Series : 847
BX Series : 335
BZ Series : 844
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