Bristol Type 138 Bombay

Aircraft between 1919 and 1938

Picture: Bristol Type 138 Bombay.

Aircraft types first flown between 1919 and 1938 - Either used or tested by the Royal Air Force

Inter-War and World War II Aircraft

Siskin Armstrong Whitworth Siskin - 1919 (Single-engined piston biplane fighter)
Nieuport Nighthawk - 1919 (trial only)
Vickers Viking - 1919 (Single-engined amphibious aircraft)

Avro Andover UK – 1920
Avro Aldershot UK - 1921 (Inter-War Medium/Heavy Bombers)
Avro Bison UK - 1921- (Reconnaissance)
Blackburn Dart - 1921- Single-engined piston torpedo-bomber biplane
Gloster Nightjar - 1921 (Carrier-based fighter)
Vickers Valentia - 1921 (Twin-engined piston biplane flying boat)
Vickers Vernon - 1921 (Twin-engined biplane transport)
Westland Walrus - 1921 (Single-engined fleet-reconnaissance aircraft)

Armstrong Whitworth Siskin Blackburn R.1 Blackburn UK - 1922 (Reconnaissance)
Vickers Victoria - 1922 (Twin-engined biplane transport)
Vickers Virginia - 1922 (Twin-engined biplane heavy bomber)

De Havilland Hummingbird - 1923 (Single-engined ultralight monoplane trainer)
Fairey Fawn - 1923 (Single engined light bomber)
Gloster Grebe -1923 (Single-engined piston biplane fighter)
Handley Page Hyderabad - 1923 (twin engined biplane heavy bomber)
Hawker Woodcock 1923 (Single-engined night fighter)

Caudron G.3 UK - 1924 - (trainer)
Caudron G.4 UK/France
Handley Page Hendon - 1924 (Torpedo bomber)

Fairey Gordons of 6 Squadron Armstrong Whitworth Ajax UK – 1925
Armstrong Whitworth Atlas UK – 1925
De Havilland Cirrus Moth UK - 1925 - (Trainer)
De Havilland Genet Moth - 1925 (Training/testing)
De Havilland Gipsy Moth - 1925 (Single-engined piston biplane communications)
Fairey Fox - 1925 (Single-engined piston biplane fighter-bomber)
Gloster Gamecock - 1925 (Single-engined piston biplane fighter)
Hawker Horsley - 1925 (Single-engined piston biplane medium bomber)
Major(DH 60) - Trainer – 1925
Supermarine Southampton - 1925 (Twin-engined piston biplane flying boat)

Ford Trimotor - 1926 (Three-engined piston transport)
De Havilland Hound - 1926 (Single-engined piston day bomber)
Blackburn Iris - 1926 (Three-engined piston biplane flying boat)
Boulton Paul Sidestrand - 1926 (Twin-engined piston biplane medium bomber)
Bristol Bulldog UK - 1927 (Fighter)

Handley Page Clive UK - 1927 - (Night bomber)
Handley Page Hinaidi - 1927 (Twin-engined piston biplane heavy bomber)
Supermarine S.5 - 1927 (Single-engined racing seaplane)
Westland Wapiti - 1927 (Single-engined general purpose biplane)

Victoria troop carrier Beardmore Inflexible - 1928 (Three-engined experimental transport)
Fairey Long-Range Monoplane - 1928 (Single-engined long-range aircraft)
Hawker Tomtit - 1928 (Single-engined piston biplane trainer)
Hawker Audax UK – 1928
Hawker Demon - 1928 - Single-engined piston biplane fighter
Hawker Hart - 1928 (Single-engined piston biplane light bomber)
Vickers Vildebeest - 1928 (Single-engined light and torpedo bomber)
Vickers Vincent - 1928 (Single-engined light and torpedo bomber)

Cierva C.19 UK - 1929 (autogyro)
De Havilland Puss Moth - 1929 (Single-engined piston communications)
Supermarine S.6 - 1929 (Single-engined racing seaplane)

Avro Tutor - 1930 (Single-engined biplane trainer)
Avro Prefect - 1930 (Single-engined multi-purpose trainer biplane)
Fairey Hendon - 1930 (Twin engined monoplane night bomber)
Fairey Seal - 1930 (Single-engined piston biplane torpedo-bomber)

Handley Page Heyford - 1930 (Twin-engined piston biplane heavy bomber)
Handley Page H.P.42 - 1930 (Four-engined biplane transport)
Short Rangoon - 1930 (Three-engined biplane flying boat)

Dominie C MKII Gypsy Queen Saro A7 - 1930 (Flying boat)

De Havilland Tiger Moth - 1931 (Single-engined (piston) trainer and communications
Fairey Gordon - 1931 (Single-engined light bomber and trainer)
Hawker Fury - 1931 (Single-engined piston biplane fighter)
Saro Cloud UK – 1931 (Amphibian)
Westland Wallace - 1931 (Single-engined general purpose)

Airspeed Ferry - 1932 (Three-engined biplane transport)
Beech Traveller - 1932 (Twin-engined piston light transport)
De Havilland Dragon - 1932 (Twin-engined piston transport)
De Havilland Fox Moth - 1932 (Single-engined piston communications)
Fairchild Argus USA – 1932
Percival Gull - 1932 (Single-engined piston communications)
Supermarine Scapa - 1932 (Twin-engined piston biplane flying boat)

Bristol Blenheim Avro Rota - 1933 (Autogyro)
Boulton Paul Overstrand - 1933 (Twin-engined medium bomber)
Blackburn Shark - 1933 (Single-engined piston reconnaissance, torpedo-bomber biplane)
Blackburn Perth - 1933 (Triple-engined piston biplane flying boat)
Curtiss Cleveland USA - 1933 - (Trainer)
De Havilland Leopard Moth - 1933 (Single-engined piston communications)
Gloster Gauntlet - 1933 (Single-engined piston biplane fighter)
Short R.24/31 Knuckleduster - 1933 (Twin-engined gull wing monoplane flying boat)
Stampe SV.4B - 1933 (Single-engined training/liaison biplane)
Supermarine Walrus - 1933 (Single-engined reconnaissance amphibian)
Vultee-Stinson Reliant - 1933 (Single-engined piston trainer)


Airspeed Envoy - 1934 (Twin-engined piston transport)
Douglas DC-2 - 1934 - Twin-engined piston (Transport)
De Havilland DH.89 Dominie - 1934 (Twin-engined piston biplane transport and navigation trainer)
De Havilland Dragon Rapide - 1934 (Twin-engined piston transport)
De Havilland Hornet Moth - 1934 (Single-engined piston communications)
De Havilland DH.86 Express - 1934 (Four-engined piston biplane transport and trainer)
Fairey Swordfish - 1934 (Single-engined piston biplane torpedo-bomber)
Fokker F.XXII - 1934 (Four-engined transport)
Spitfire Gloster Gladiator - 1934 (Single-engined piston biplane fighter)
Hawker Hardy - 1934 (Single-engined piston biplane light bomber)
Hawker Hind - 1934 (Single-engined piston biplane light bomber)
Lockheed Model 10 Electra - 1934 (Twin-engined piston transport)
Miles Hawk Major - 1934 (Single-engined liaison and trainer)
Parnall Heck - 1934 (Single-engined piston communications)
Saro London - 1934 (Twin-engined biplane flying boat)
Short Singapore - 1934 (Four-engined piston biplane flying boat)
Savoia-Marchetti S.73P - 1934 (Three-engined piston transport)
Savoia-Marchetti SM.79K - 1934 (Three-engined medium bomber)
Supermarine Stranraer - 1934 (Twin-engined piston biplane flying boat)

Avro Anson UK – 1935
Bristol Blenheim UK - 1935 (Light bomber/fighter)
Bristol Bombay UK - 1935 (Medium bomber/transport)
Beechcraft Expediter - 1935 (Twin engined piston transport and trainer)
Boeing Fortress - 1935 (Four-engined piston heavy bomber)
Consolidated Catalina USA - 1935 - (Flying boat)
Curtiss Mohawk - 1935 (Single-engined, piston fighter)
De Havilland Dragonfly - 1935 (Twin-engined light biplane transport)
Douglas Dakota - 1935 - Twin-engined piston (Transport)
Formation of Wellington bombers Hawker Hurricane - 1935 (Single-engined piston fighter)
Heston Phoenix - 1935 (Single-engined piston communications)
Miles Hawk Trainer - 1935 (Single-engined monoplane trainer)
Miles Nighthawk - 1935 (Trainer)
North American Harvard - 1935 (Single-engined piston trainer/bomber)
Percival Vega Gull - 1935 (Single-engined piston communications)
Percival Vega Gull - 1935 (Single-engined communications)
Short Scion Senior - 1935 (Four-engined piston transport floatplane/landplane)
Vickers Wellesley - 1935 (Single-engined light bomber)

Armstrong Whitworth Whitley - 1936 (Twin-engined medium bomber)
Bristol Type 138 UK – 1936
Fairey Battle UK - 1936
Foster Wikner Warferry - 1936 (Single-engined communications monoplane)
Handley Page Hampden - 1936 (Twin-engined piston light bomber)
Handley Page Harrow - 1936 (Twin-engined piston heavy bomber)
Hawker Hector - 1936 (Single-engined piston army co-operation biplane)
Handley Page Hereford - 1936 (Twin-engined piston medium bomber)
Miles Whitney Straight - 1936 (Single-engined communications)
North American Yale - 1936 (2-seat single-engine piston trainer)
Supermarine Spitfire - 1936 (Single-engined piston fighter)
Vickers Wellington - 1936 (Twin-engined medium bomber)
Westland Lysander - 1936 (Single-engined piston liaison)

Airspeed Oxford - 1937 (Twin-engined piston trainer)
Airspeed Queen Wasp - 1937 (Single-engined pilotless target biplane)

Westland Lysander Blackburn Skua - 1937 (Single-engined piston fighter, dive-bomber aircraft)

Boulton Paul Defiant - 1937 - Single-engined piston (Fighter)
Brewster Buffalo USA - 1937 (Fighter)
Consolidated Coronado USA - 1937 -(Seaplane/bomber)
Desoutter - 1937 - Single-engined piston liaison (Trainer)
De Havilland Don - 1937 (Single-engined communication/liaison)
De Havilland Moth & Moth
De Havilland DH.94 Moth Minor - 1937 (Single-engined two-seat liaison aircraft)
General Aircraft GAL.42 Cygnet II UK - 1937 - (Trainer)
Gloster Sea Gladiator - 1937 (Single-engined piston biplane fighter)
Grumman Goose - 1937 (Twin-engined piston amphibian)
Hawker Henley - 1937 (Single-engined piston target tug)
Lockheed 12 - 1937 (Twin-engined piston transport)
Lockheed 14 - 1937 (Twin-engined piston transport)
Miles Magister - 1937 (Single-engined piston trainer)
Percival Petrel - 1937 (twin-engined piston communications)
Short Sunderland - 1937 (Four-engined piston maritime patrol)

Armstrong Whitworth Ensign A.W.27 - 1938 (Four-engined piston transport)
Blackburn Botha UK - 1938 (torpedo bomber/reconnaissance aircraft)
Bristol Beaufort UK – 1938
Sunderland Curtiss Kittyhawk - 1938 (Single-engined piston fighter)
Curtiss Tomahawk - 1938 (Single-engined fighter)
De Havilland Albatross UK – 1938
De Havilland Flamingo - 1938 (Twin-engined piston transport)
Fokker T.VIII - 1938 (Twin-engined general-reconnaissance seaplane)
Lockheed Hudson - 1938 (Twin-engined piston recce/bomber/transport)
Miles Mentor - 1938 (Single-engined training and communications)
Percival Q.6 - 1938 (twin-engined piston communications)
Saro Lerwick - 1938 (Twin-engined piston flying boat)
Supermarine Sea Otter - 1938 (Single-engined piston biplane flying boat)
Westland Whirlwind - 1938 ( Twin-engined heavy fighter)

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