RAF Aircraft Serial Numbers Database
Database :: Aircraft Serials

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) -
A-Z 1-2-3-4 -
Aircraft Name - 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 251559 Records in this database.
25951 have been indexed from the forum posts.
11618 serials have accidents, losses or incidents recorded from the SEAC Losses, AIR81 and the CWGC Database.
974 individual aircraft Images are available

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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