Junker 52

Foreign Military Aircraft in WWII Service

Picture: Junker 52.

Foreign Military Aircraft In RAF Service 1939-1946

Bucker Bu 181 Bestmann - About 70 captured Luftwaffe aircraft were impressed into service with RAF, entering service with the RAF in Germany, immediately after the war in Europe. Used for communications and light transport duties between 1945 and 1946.

Caudron Simoun - Two ex-French aircraft impressed into service with the RAF, one with No.267 Squadron.

Caproni Ca.148 - One captured Italian aircraft, impressed into service with the Khartoum Communications Flight in 1940, later with No. 117 Squadron RAF.

Dewoitine D.520 - Three French aircraft were flown to the United Kingdom in 1940.

Dornier Do 17Ka - Two ex-Yugoslav aircraft were impressed into service with the RAF in Egypt in 1941.

Dornier Do 22Kj - Eight ex-Yugoslav aircraft were impressed into service with the RAF in Egypt. Used by No. 2 (Yugoslav) Squadron under the control of No. 230 Squadron. Used for anti-submarine patrol duties between 1941 and 1942.

Storch Fieseler Fi 156 Storch - About 50 captured Luftwaffe aircraft were impressed into service with RAF. Operated by the RAF in the United Kingdom and Europe between 1939 and 1946. Used for communications and reconnaissance duties.

Focke-Wulf Fw 58 - About nine captured Luftwaffe aircraft were impressed into service with the RAF. Used for communications duties between 1945 and 1946.

Heinkel He 115 - Four Royal Norwegian Naval Air Service examples flown to the UK in June 1940. The aircraft were operated by the Royal Norwegian Navy flight between 1940 and 1943. The aircraft were used for clandestine and covert operations.

Junkers Ju 52/3m - About 70 captured Luftwaffe aircraft were impressed into service, entering service with the RAF in Germany, immediately after the war in Europe. Used for communications and transport duties between 1945 and 1946.

Morane-Saulnier M.S.406 - A few French aircraft were impressed into service with the RAF in Egypt. The aircraft were used by No. 2 French (Fighter) Flight between 1940 and 1942.

Potez 29 - Two aircraft were impressed into service with the RAF in 1940.

Potez 63 - Six aircraft were impressed into service with the RAF in 1940. Operated by No. 2 French (Fighter) Flight between 1940 and 1941.

Rogojarski SIM-XIV-H Series 1 - One ex-Yugoslav aircraft impressed into service with the RAF in Egypt. Used by No. 2 (Yugoslav) Squadron.

Savoia-Marchetti SM.79K Sparviero - Four ex-Yugoslav SM.79s were impressed into service with the RAF, one with No. 2 PRU and three with No. 117 Squadron. In service from 1941 to 1942.

Savoia-Marchetti SM.82 - Two captured enemy were impressed into service with the RAF in Germany. Used for communications and transport duties between 1945 and 1946.

Siebel Si 204 - About 65 captured Luftwaffe aircraft were impressed into service, entering service with the RAF in Germany, immediately after the war in Europe. Used for communications and light transport duties between 1945 and 1946.

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