Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c


The Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c was a single-engine tractor two-seat biplane which was utilised by No. 35 Squadron whilst it trained and worked up to operational readiness at Thetford Aerodrome (February 1916 to June 1916)

They were also used for Communication Flights whilst the squadron worked up to operational readiness in France (January 1917 to April 1917)


BE2C Profile

Royal Aircraft Factory BE2c Profile © Malcolm Barrass

Aircraft on charge of No. 35 Squadron

The following shows the serial numbers of the aircraft that are known to have been on charge of the squadron, along with the period they were on charge (where known):

 

Serial No.On ChargeOff Charge
247318/04/191610/05/1916
247418/04/191610/05/1916
247526/04/191624/05/1916
253117/03/191731/03/1917
271214/04/191629/04/1916
271920/02/191606/04/1916
272430/03/191600/01/1900
273431/03/191606/04/1916
274321/04/191626/04/1916
276222/03/191728/03/1917
409922/02/191610/05/1916
540222/02/191610/05/1916
540322/02/191610/05/1916

Aircraft Losses and Incidents 

  • None Recorded