Avro Anson


The Avro Anson was a twin-engined aircraft utilised by the squadron for training purposes from July 1939 to April 1940


Anson Profile

Avro Anson Profile © Malcolm Barrass

Aircraft on strength of No. 35 Squadron

The squadron took delivery of its first two Avro Anson on 12th July 1939 for the purposes of training observers and wireless operators.

The following shows the aircraft serials 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
N499720/12/193922/04/1940
N502616/09/193922/04/1940
N516408/11/193922/04/1940
N516607/11/193922/04/1940
N519118/10/193922/04/1940
N519616/10/193904/12/1939
N520610/02/194022/04/1940
N526412/07/193922/04/1940
N526512/07/193930/11/1939

Aircraft Losses and Incidents 

Aircraft losses and incidents were as follows: