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The RNZAF - A potted history

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Aircraft of WWII RNZAF & RAAF units operating within the RAF

RNZAF Strikemasters
24th September 1984
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MSgt. David N. Craft


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Aircraft operated on the New Zealand Military Aircraft Register
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Aermacchi MB-339CB

 

NZ6460 to NZ6477 Highlight for Album: Macchi MB-339 AESL Airtourer T6 NZ1760 to NZ1763 Highlight for Album: Airtourer
Agusta A109LUH(NZ)

 

NZ3401 to NZ3406 Highlight for Album: Agusta A109 Airspeed AS.10 Oxford Mk 1/2

 

NZ250 to NZ290,
NZ1201 to NZ1399,
NZ2100 to NZ2157,
RAF Serials
Airspeed Oxford 
NZ2156
RNZAF Photo
Airspeed AS.65 Consul

 

NZ1901 to NZ1906 Highlight for Album: Airspeed Consul Auster J/5, T7

 

NZ71701 to NZ1707 Highlight for Album: Auster
Avro 504K

 

201 to 206,
RAF Serials
Avro 504K 
H1966
RNZAF Photo Avro 626

 

NZ201 to NZ204 Highlight for Album: Avro 626
Avro 652A Anson Mk I & 12 NZ401 to NZ423,
PH599 & PH600
Highlight for Album: Avro Anson      
 
B - BA, BAC, Beech, Beechcraft, Bell, Blackburn, Boeing, Bristol
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
BA Swallow II

 

NZ583 BA Swallow 
ZK-AGO
Peter Lewis Collection BAC 167 Strikemaster Mk 88

 

NZ6361 to NZ6376 Highlight for Album: BAC Strikemaster
Beech C.17L

 

NZ573 Beechcraft C-17 
NZ573
RNZAF Photo Beech B200 King Air

 

NZ1881 to NZ1885
NZ7120 to NZ7124
Highlight for Album: Beech B200 King Air
Beechcraft T-6C  NZ1401 to NZ1411 Highlight for Album: Beechcraft T-6C Texan II Bell B47G Sioux

 

NZ3701 to NZ313 Highlight for Album: Bell 47G Sioux
Bell UH-1D/H Iroquois

 

NZ3800 to NZ3816,
66-0809, 66-16450,
Others
Highlight for Album: Bell UH-1 Iroquois Blackburn Baffin

 

NZ150 to NZ178 Blackburn Baffin 
NZ157
RNZAF Photo
Boeing 727-22QC

 

NZ7271 to NZ7273 Highlight for Album: Boeing 727 Boeing 757-2K2

 

NZ7571 to NZ7572 Highlight for Album: Boeing 757
Bristol F.2B Fighter

 

H1557 & H1558,
6856 & 6857,
7120 to 7122
Bristol Fighter 
RNZAF Photo Bristol 170 Freighter Mk 31

 

NZ5901 to NZ5913 Highlight for Album: Bristol Freighter
 
C - Cessna, Chance Vought, Consolidated, Curtiss
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Cessna 421C Golden Eagle

 

NZ7940 to NZ7942 Cessna 421C Golden Eagle 
NZ7942
Photo by Ivan Prince Chance Vought F4U-1, -1D, FG-1D Corsair

 

NZ5201 to NZ5577,
NZ5601 to NZ5660
Highlight for Album: Chance Vought Corsair
Consolidated PBY-5, PB2B-1 Catalina

 

NZ4001 to NZ4056 Highlight for Album: Consolidated Catalina Curtiss P-40E/K/L/M/N Kittyhawk

 

NZ3001 to NZ3293,
Others
Highlight for Album: Curtis Kittyhawk
 
D - de Havilland, de Havilland Canada, Douglas
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
de Havilland DH.4 A7893 & A7929 DH-4 
A7929
RNZAF Photo de Havilland DH.9

 

RAF Serials DH-9 
H5636
RNZAF Photo
de Havilland DH.50A

 

135 DH50A 
NZPAF135
RNZAF Photo de Havilland DH.60 Moth, Moth Major

 

 

870 to 873,
995, 1560 & 1567,
NZ501 to NZ522
DH.60G Moth 
NZ503
RNZAF Photo
de Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth

 

2125,
NZ567, NZ582, NZ590,
NZ593 & NZ594
DH.80A Puss Moth 
NZ582
RNZAF Photo de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth

 

NZ650 to NZ689,
NZ701 to NZ900,
NZ1401 to NZ1500,
NZ1601
Highlight for Album: DH82A Tiger Moth
de Havilland DH.83 Fox Moth

 

NZ566 DH.83 Fox Moth 
NZ566
RNZAF Photo de Havilland DH.84 Dragon

 

NZ550 & NZ551 DH.84 Dragon 
NZ551
RNZAF Photo
de Havilland DH.86 Express

 

NZ552 to NZ554 DH.86 Express
NZ553
RNZAF Photo de Havilland DH.89, DH.89A Dragon Rapide

 

NZ555 to NZ559 DH.89A Dragon Rapide NZ558 Photo Bert Dugdale
de Havilland DH.89B Dominie

 

NZ523 to NZ531 Highlight for Album: DH.89 Dragon Rapide de Havilland Dh.94 Moth Minor

 

NZ591, NZ592,
NZ595 to NZ597
DH.94 Moth Minor 
NZ597
Photo by Peter Prince
de Havilland DH98 Mosquito

 

NZ2301 to NZ2396,
RAF Serials
Highlight for Album: DH.98 Mosquito de Havilland DH100 & DH115 Vampire Mk 5, 52, Tr. Mk 11, 55 NZ5701 to NZ5711,
NZ5721 to NZ5738,
NZ5750 to NZ5778,
INST166, 167, 169 & 171
RAF Serials
Highlight for Album: DH.100/ DH.115 Vampire
de Havilland DH104 Devon

 

NZ1801 to NZ1830 Highlight for Album: DH.104 Devon De Havilland DH.112 Venom FB.1 RAF Serials De Havilland DH.112 
Venom FB.9 WR308
de Havilland Canada DHC.2 Beaver

 

NZ6000/NZ6010 Highlight for Album: DHC.2 Beaver de Havilland DHC.3 Otter

 

NZ6081 DHC.3 Otter 
NZ6081
RNZAF Photo
Douglas SBD-3,-4,-5 Dauntless NZ205 to NZ222,
NZ5001 to NZ50
68,
Bu28452
Highlight for Album: Douglas Dauntless Douglas DC-3/C-47A,B Dakota

 

NZ3501 to NZ3558 Highlight for Album: Douglas Dakota
Douglas DC-6

 

NZ3631 to NZ3633 Douglas DC-6 
NZ3631
Photo by Peter Prince      
 
E - English Electric
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
English Electric Canberra Mk 2, 12 & 13 NZ6101 to NZ6111,
NZ6151 to NZ6152,
RAF Serials
Highlight for Album: Canberra NZ6104
 
F - Fairey, Fokker, Foster-Wikner
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Fairey IIIF Mk IIIM,IIIB

 

NZ631 to NZ632 Fairey IIIF 
F1133
RNZAF Photo Fairey Gordon Mk I, II NZ601 to NZ641,
RAF Serials
Fairey Gordon 
K4005
RNZAF Photo
Fokker F.27 Friendship Mk 120

 

 

NZ2781 to NZ2783 Highlight for Album: Fokker Friendship Foster-Wikner Wicko GM.1 NZ580 Foster-Wikner Wicko GM.1 
NZ580
RNZAF Photo
 
G - General Aircraft, Gloster, Grumman
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
General Aircraft Monospar ST.25 Jubilee NZ584 General Aircraft Monospar ST.25 Jubilee 
NZ584
RNZAF Photo Gloster Grebe

 

NZ501 to NZ503 Gloster Grebe 
NZ501
RNZAF Photo
Gloster Meteor F.III & T.7 NZ6001,
WH206 & WL400
Gloster Meteor 
NZ6001
RNZAF Photo Grumman TBF-1,TBF-1C Avenger NZ2501 to NZ2548 Highlight for Album: Grumman Avenger
 
H - Handley Page, Hawker
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Handley Page HP.95 Hastings C.3

 

NZ5801 to NZ5804 Highlight for Album: Handley Page Hastings Hawker Tomtit

 

NZ50 to NZ53 Hawker Tomtit 
NZ50
RNZAF Photo
Hawker Hind, Hind Trainer

 

NZ1501 to NZ1563,
RAF Serials
Hawker Hind 
NZ15xx
RNZAF Photo Hawker Siddeley HS.748MF Andover C.1

 

NZ7620 to NZ762 Highlight for Album: Hawker Siddeley Andover
 
K - Kaman
 
Kaman SH-2F/G Seasprite

 

NZ3441 to NZ3444,
NZ3601 to NZ3605,
NZ3611 to NZ3620
0231G to 0236G
Highlight for Album: Kaman Seasprite
 
L - Lockheed, Lockheed Martin
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Lockheed Hudson Mk.III, IIIA,V & VI

 

NZ2001 to NZ2094 Highlight for Album: Lockheed Hudson Lockheed C-60A Lodestar NZ3507 to NZ3515,
42-55948
Lockheed Lodestar 
NZ35xx
RNZAF Photo
Lockheed PV-1,B-34 Ventura NZ4501 to NZ4639 Highlight for Album: Lockheed Ventura Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon

 

NZ4701 to NZ4704 Lockheed Harpoon 
NZ47xx
RNZAF Photo
Lockheed C-130H Hercules

 

NZ7001 to NZ7005 Highlight for Album: Lockheed Hercules Lockheed P-3B/K Orion

 

NZ4201 to NZ4206 Highlight for Album: Lockheed Orion
Lockheed Martin F-16A-15 & F16B-15 Fighting Falcon

 

NZ6521 to NZ6533,
NZ6541 to NZ6555
(Not taken up)
Highlight for Album: Lockheed Martin F-16 A/B      
 
M - McDonnell Douglas, Miles, Mitsubishi
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
McDonnell Douglas A-4K, TA-4K Skyhawk

 

NZ6201 to NZ6218,
NZ6251 to NZ6256
"NZ6257"
Skyhawks some still in RAN scheme Miles M.2F, H, P Hawk Major

 

NZ578,
NZ587 to NZ589
Miles Hawk Major 
NZ588
RNZAF Photo
Miles M.11A Whitney Straight

 

NZ576, NZ577 & NZ579 Miles Whitney Straight 
NZ577
RNZAF Photo Miles M.14 Hawk Trainer III

 

NZ585 & NZ586 Miles Magister 
NZ586
RNZAF Photo
Miles M.57 Aerovan 4 NZ1751 & NZ1752 Miles Aerovan 
NZ1751
RNZAF Photo Mitsubishi MU-2F 0222G to 0225G Highlight for Album: Mitsubishi MU-2F
Mitsubishi Reisen Model 22 (Zero/Zeke)

 

NZ6000 Highlight for Album: Mitsubishi Zero      
 
N - NH Industries, North American, NZ Aerospace Industries
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
NH Industries NH90 NZ3301 to NZ3309 Highlight for Album: NH Industries NH-90 North American Harvard Mk II,IIA,IIB,III

 

NZ901 to NZ1102 Highlight for Album: NAA Harvard
North American P-51D Mustang NZ2401 to NZ2430 Highlight for Album: NAA Mustang NZ Aerospace Industries CT-4B Airtrainer

 

NZ1930 to NZ1948,
 
Highlight for Album: Airtrainer
 
P - Pacific Aircraft, Percival, Porterfield
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Pacific Aircraft CT-4E

 

NZ1985 to NZ1997 Highlight for Album: Airtrainer NZ1985 Percival P.1D Gull Four Mk III

 

NZ572 Percival Gull Four 
NZ572
RNZAF Photo
Percival P.10 Vega Gull

 

NZ571 Percival Vega Gull 
NZ571
RNZAF Photo Porterfield 35W

 

NZ581 & NZ598 Porterfield 35W 
NZ598
RNZAF Photo
 
R - Rearwin, Robinson
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Rearwin 9000 KR & L Sportster

 

NZ565, NZ568,
NZ569 & NZ599
Rearwin 9000KR, L Sportster 
NZ599
RNZAF Photo Robinson Redwing
Instructional Airframe

 

INST112 Redwing Istructional Airframe 
RNZAF Photo
 
S - Saro, Short, Supermarine
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Saro A-17M Cutty Sark L3 Saro Cutty Sark 
L3
RNZAF Photo Short Singapore

 

K6912, K6916,
K6917, & K6918
Short Singapore 
K6912
RNZAF Photo
Short Sunderland Mk III & MR.5

 

NZ4101 to NZ4120 Highlight for Album: Short Sunderland Supermarine Walrus Mk I NZ151 to NZ160,
RAF Serials
Supermarine Walrus 
NZ151
RNZAF Photo
 
V - Vickers
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Vickers Vildebeest Mk III, IV NZ101 to NZ139 Highlight for Album: Vickers Vildebeest Vickers Vincent

 

NZ300 to NZ361 Vickers Vincent 
NZ341
RNZAF Photo
Vickers Wellington Mk I,IA NZ300 to NZ317,
RAF Serials
Highlight for Album: Vickers Wellington      
 
W - Waco, Westland
 
Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery Aircraft History Page Serials Image Gallery
Waco QDC,UIC,UOC

 

NZ570, NZ574, & NZ575 Highlight for Album: Waco QDC,UIC,UOC Westland Wasp HAS.1 Series 4

 

NZ3901 to NZ3909,
UK Serials
Westland Wasp 
NZ39xx
Photo by Ivan Prince
 
Aircraft operated by WWII RNZAF units within the RAF
 
Also, see our pages on Aircraft of WWII RNZAF & RAAF units operating within the RAF
 
Aircraft History Page Image Gallery Operaters Aircraft History Page Image Gallery Operaters
Avro 683 Lancaster Highlight for Album: Avro Lancaster 75(NZ) Sqn, RNZAF Avro 694 Lincoln Highlight for Album: Avro Lincoln 75(NZ) Sqn, RNZAF
Brewster Buffalo Highlight for Album: Brewster Buffalo 488 Sqn, RNZAF. Bristol 149 Blenheim Highlight for Album: Bristol Blenheim 488 Sqn & 489 Sqn, RNZAF.
Bristol 152 Beaufort   489 Sqn, RNZAF. Bristol 156 Beaufighter

(Aircraft Page to be added)

Highlight for Album: Bristol Beaufighter 488 Sqn & 489 Sqn, RNZAF.
Consolidated Catalina

(Aircraft Page to be added)

Highlight for Album: Consolidated Catalina 490 Sqn, RNZAF. De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito Highlight for Album: DH.98 Mosquito 487 Sqn, 488 Sqn & 489 Sqn, RNZAF.
Handley Page HP.52 Hampden

(Aircraft Page to be added)

Highlight for Album: Handley Page Hampden 489 Sqn, RNZAF. Hawker Hurricane   486 Sqn & 488 Sqn, RNZAF.
Hawker Typhoon

(Aircraft Page to be added)

Highlight for Album: Hawker Typhoon 485 Sqn & 486 Sqn, RNZAF. Hawker Tempest

(Aircraft Page to be added)

Highlight for Album: Hawker Tempest 486 Sqn, RNZAF.
Lockheed Ventura

(Aircraft Page to be added)

Highlight for Album: Lockheed Ventura 487 Sqn, RNZAF. Short S.25 Sunderland

(Aircraft Page to be added)

Highlight for Album: Short Sunderland 490 Sqn, RNZAF.
Short S.29 Stirling   75(NZ) Sqn, RNZAF Supermarine Spitfire Highlight for Album: Supermarine Spitfire 485 Sqn, RNZAF.
Vickers Wellington Highlight for Album: Vickers Wellington 75(NZ) Sqn, RNZAF      
 
Page Authors: Darren Crick, Ivan Prince, Les Billcliff, Tony McDonald, Brendan Cowan & Martin Edwards

Page Updated 27th October 2016

 
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