RAF Aircraft Serial Numbers Tool
Database :: Aircraft Serials

RAF Aircraft Serial Numbers Tool

This is a database of all RAF aircraft serial numbers. Currently this contains over 251,000+ look ups for Serials of RAF aircraft. This tool only tells you which aircraft would have been assigned a particular number series.. In many logbooks, Pilots would have noted only the number component and left out the alphabet component. 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.

Update Jan 2018: We have enhanced the search feature by linking various images of the individual aircraft. The icons indicate if there is a "Loss" record against that aircraft (We are limited only to SEAC losses partially as of now) and if there is an individual image against the aircraft. Click on the Image icon to 'drill down' to more details.

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 (AZ-9999) -
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 251453 Records in this database

RAF Aircraft Serials

Records Found:
Records
PA Series : 413
PB Series : 691
PD Series : 386
PE Series : 401
PF Series : 493
PG Series : 685
PH Series : 595
PJ Series : 251
PK Series : 268
PL Series : 454
PM Series : 420
PN Series : 423
PP Series : 601
PR Series : 618
PS Series : 252
PT Series : 499
PV Series : 194
PW Series : 415
PX Series : 220
PZ Series : 362
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