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.
26945 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 Tempest Serials

Records Found: 1400
1400 Records
EJ Series : 300
HM Series : 2
JN Series : 100
LA Series : 3
MW Series : 150
NV Series : 203
NX Series : 139
PR Series : 302
SN Series : 201
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