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):

N4997

  • 20/12/1939 On Charge
  • 22/04/1940 Off Charge

N5026

  • 16/09/1939 On Charge
  • 22/04/1940 Off Charge

N5164

  • 08/11/1939 On Charge
  • 22/04/1940 Off Charge

N5166

  • 07/11/1939 On Charge
  • 22/04/1940 Off Charge

N5191

  • 18/10/1939 On Charge
  • 22/04/1940 Off Charge

N5196

  • 16/10/1939 On Charge
  • 15/11/1939 Incident
  • 04/12/1939 Off Charge

N5206

  • 10/02/1940 On Charge
  • 22/04/1940 Off Charge

N5264

  • 12/07/1939 On Charge
  • 22/04/1940 Off Charge

N5265

  • 12/07/1939 On Charge
  • 30/11/1939 Off Charge

 

Aircraft losses and incidents were as follows: