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.
26948 have been indexed from the forum posts.
13365 serials have accidents, losses or incidents recorded from the SEAC Losses, AIR81 and the CWGC Database.
1014 individual aircraft Images are available

RAF Aircraft Serials

Records Found:
Records
RA Series : 526
RB Series : 350
RD Series : 540
RE Series : 691
RF Series : 710
RG Series : 670
RH Series : 133
RJ Series : 292
RK Series : 353
RL Series : 275
RM Series : 406
RN Series : 682
RP Series : 672
RR Series : 291
RS Series : 230
RT Series : 334
RV Series : 60
RW Series : 39
RX Series : 532
RZ Series : 251
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