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) - 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.
23927 have been indexed from the forum posts. Another 2626 serials are recorded as losses from the SEAC Losses Database. 925 individual aircraft Images are available

RAF Aircraft Serials

Records Found:
Records
XA Series : 304
XB Series : 397
XD Series : 352
XE Series : 319
XF Series : 388
XG Series : 202
XH Series : 675
XJ Series : 353
XK Series : 340
XL Series : 493
XM Series : 477
XN Series : 340
XP Series : 414
XR Series : 350
XS Series : 311
XT Series : 408
XV Series : 380
XW Series : 353
XX Series : 773
XZ Series : 190
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