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.

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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.
26946 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 Wellington Serials

Records Found: 12683
12683 Records
K Series : 1
L Series : 280
N Series : 220
P Series : 100
R Series : 655
T Series : 300
W Series : 321
X Series : 770
Z Series : 874
AD Series : 50
BB Series : 150
BJ Series : 275
BK Series : 318
DF Series : 293
DG Series : 73
DR Series : 100
DV Series : 415
ES Series : 16
HD Series : 50
HE Series : 707
HF Series : 605
HX Series : 300
HZ Series : 513
JA Series : 337
LA Series : 35
LB Series : 115
LN Series : 630
LP Series : 678
LR Series : 74
ME Series : 108
MF Series : 492
MP Series : 250
MS Series : 27
NA Series : 233
NB Series : 709
NC Series : 579
ND Series : 30
PF Series : 147
PG Series : 253
RP Series : 546
RR Series : 54
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