Armstrong-Whitworth FK8


The Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 was a two-seater, general-purpose, biplane utilised as a “service type” aircraft by the squadron from October 1916 to 26th June 1919


FK8webprofile

Armstrong Whitworth FK8 Profile Malcolm Barrass


Crew / Crew Positions

The Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 had a two-man crew which comprised:

  • a pilot
  • an observer (some trained as air gunners / wireless operators)
AWFK8 Cockpit [Source White Family]

Armstrong-Whitworth FK8 Cockpit [Source White Family]

Equipment

It was armed with:

  • 1 x fixed, forward firing, .303 Vickers machine gun
  • 1 x flexibly mounted Lewis gun
Double Lewis Gun [White Family]

Double Lewis Gun [Source: White Family]

It was capable of carrying bombs, of various sizes, in racks fitted beneath the wings and/or fuselage

20lb Cooper Bomb

Other equipment that could be carried included:

  • Klaxon
  • Wireless Telegraphy Equipment
  • Camera
  • Launching Tube

Aircraft on charge of No. 35 Squadron

[Courtesy of Jill Alexander]

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)

A2683
04/01/1917 On Charge
11/04/1917 Off Charge

A2684
10/10/1916 On Charge
10/11/1916 Off Charge

A2685
16/11/1916 On Charge
28/06/1917 Off Charge

A2686
10/10/1916 On Charge
Off Charge

A2687
10/10/1916 On Charge
22/12/1916 Off Charge

A2688
27/11/1916 On Charge
06/03/1918 Off Charge

A2689
22/11/1916 On Charge
28/12/1916 Off Charge

A2690
13/11/1916 On Charge
20/07/1917 Off Charge

A2691
22/11/1916 On Charge
Off Charge

A2692
13/11/1916 On Charge
17/09/1917 Off Charge

A2693
30/11/1916 On Charge
07/06/1917 Off Charge

A2694
15/11/1916 On Charge
25/04/1917 Off Charge

A2697
04/12/1916 On Charge
13/01/1917 Off Charge

A2698
28/11/1916 On Charge
12/12/1916 Off Charge

A2699
04/01/1917 On Charge
11/05/1917 Off Charge

A2700
01/12/1916 On Charge
22/12/1917 Off Charge

A2701
04/01/1917 On Charge
14/11/1917 Off Charge

A2702
26/11/1916 On Charge
04/04/1917 Off Charge

A2703
04/01/1917 On Charge
24/11/1917 Off Charge

A2704
12/01/1917 On Charge
28/09/1917 Off Charge

A2706
10/01/1917 On Charge
14/09/1917 Off Charge

A2707
10/01/1917 On Charge
09/09/1917 Off Charge

A2708
10/01/1917 On Charge
27/01/1918 Off Charge

A2709
14/02/1917 On Charge
23/04/1917 Off Charge

A2710
10/01/1917 On Charge
Off Charge

A2712
15/01/1917 On Charge
Off Charge

A2713
20/03/1917 On Charge
22/10/1917 Off Charge

A2715
03/06/1917 On Charge
27/06/1917 Off Charge

A2716
31/03/1917 On Charge
05/06/1917 Off Charge

A2717
11/05/1917 On Charge
13/12/1917 Off Charge

A2718
25/04/1917 On Charge
24/11/1917 Off Charge

A2719
24/04/1917 On Charge
17/09/1917 Off Charge

A2721
28/06/1917 On Charge
13/12/1917 Off Charge

A2731
04/12/1916 On Charge
17/03/1917 Off Charge

A9987
13/09/1917 On Charge
10/10/1917 Off Charge

A9989
12/04/1917 On Charge
02/08/1917 Off Charge

B201
08/06/1917 On Charge
16/03/1918 Off Charge

B208
05/09/1917 On Charge
19/11/1917 Off Charge

B226
31/07/1917 On Charge
27/08/1917 Off Charge

B242
24/06/1917 On Charge
29/09/1917 Off Charge

B251
Off Charge
On Charge

B255
09/07/1917 On Charge
02/10/1917 Off Charge

B256
24/06/1917 On Charge
31/01/1918 Off Charge

B283
21/08/1917 On Charge
12/01/1918 Off Charge

B307
15/09/1917 On Charge
22/12/1917 Off Charge

B327
02/09/1917 On Charge
23/03/1918 Off Charge

B3305
02/12/1917 On Charge
20/02/1918 Off Charge

B3311
13/01/1918 On Charge
21/03/1918 Off Charge

B3313
15/12/1917 On Charge
21/01/1918 Off Charge

B3321
18/03/1918 On Charge
28/03/1918 Off Charge

B3369
17/02/1918 On Charge
23/03/1918 Off Charge

B3380
24/03/1918 On Charge
01/04/1918 Off Charge

B3384
06/05/1918 On Charge
04/08/1918 Off Charge

B3390
29/03/1918 On Charge
12/06/1918 Off Charge

B4147
23/08/1918 On Charge
21/10/1918 Off Charge

B4148
13/07/1918 On Charge
01/10/1918 Off Charge

B4150
19/07/1918 On Charge
11/08/1918 Off Charge

B4174
19/07/1918 On Charge
03/09/1918 Off Charge

B4179
05/09/1918 On Charge
09/09/1918 Off Charge

B4187
10/08/1918 On Charge
14/08/1918 Off Charge

B5767
26/09/1917 On Charge
25/11/1917 Off Charge

B5769
27/09/1917 On Charge
22/05/1918 Off Charge

B5775
07/10/1917 On Charge
28/02/1918 Off Charge

B5777
19/11/1917 On Charge
01/12/1917 Off Charge

B5778
18/10/1917 On Charge
01/12/1917 Off Charge

B5781
20/11/1917 On Charge
02/04/1918 Off Charge

B5789
01/10/1917 On Charge
29/04/1918 Off Charge

B5825
23/11/1917 On Charge
17/03/1918 Off Charge

B5828
12/12/1917 On Charge
15/04/1918 Off Charge

B5834
05/12/1917 On Charge
03/04/1918 Off Charge

C3532
26/11/1917 On Charge
30/03/1918 Off Charge

C3534
12/12/1917 On Charge
24/03/1918 Off Charge

C3535
28/11/1917 On Charge
22/05/1918 Off Charge

C3546
03/12/1917 On Charge
12/03/1918 Off Charge

C3549
22/01/1918 On Charge
24/03/1918 Off Charge

C3564
28/01/1918 On Charge
19/02/1918 Off Charge

C3578
22/03/1918 On Charge
28/03/1918 Off Charge

C3593
16/08/1918 On Charge
30/09/1918 Off Charge

C3611
25/05/1918 On Charge
17/07/1918 Off Charge

C3629
25/03/1918 On Charge
11/04/1918 Off Charge

C3631
03/03/1918 On Charge
23/03/1918 Off Charge

C3637
25/07/1918 On Charge
17/10/1918 Off Charge

C3642
07/03/1918 On Charge

C3649
24/03/1918 Off Charge

C3656
23/03/1918 On Charge
24/03/1918 Off Charge

C3658
23/03/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

C3682
25/03/1918 On Charge
03/04/1918 Off Charge

C3703
07/04/1918 On Charge
21/05/1918 Off Charge

C3704
13/04/1918 On Charge
22/08/1918 Off Charge

C5439
Off Charge
On Charge

C8406
05/07/1918 On Charge
07/10/1918 Off Charge

C8433
21/02/1918 On Charge
24/03/1918 Off Charge

C8439
21/02/1918 On Charge
26/04/1918 Off Charge

C8440
05/03/1918 On Charge
25/03/1918 Off Charge

C8446
25/03/1918 On Charge
23/05/1918 Off Charge

C8447
15/06/1918 On Charge
13/07/1918 Off Charge

C8449
27/04/1918 On Charge
18/05/1918 Off Charge

C8450
25/03/1918 On Charge
28/03/1918 Off Charge

C8454
04/06/1918 On Charge
09/08/1918 Off Charge

C8457
23/03/1918 On Charge
05/04/1918 Off Charge

C8461
30/06/1918 On Charge
23/08/1918 Off Charge

C8482
29/03/1918 On Charge
31/03/1918 Off Charge

C8488
23/04/1918 On Charge
09/08/1918 Off Charge

C8490
26/03/1918 On Charge
27/03/1918 Off Charge

C8502
29/03/1918 On Charge
01/04/1918 Off Charge

C8503
26/03/1918 On Charge
25/04/1918 Off Charge

C8520
30/03/1918 On Charge
11/04/1918 Off Charge

C8525
21/05/1918 On Charge
29/05/1918 Off Charge

C8528
01/04/1918 On Charge
10/04/1918 Off Charge

C8532
11/04/1918 On Charge
12/07/1918 Off Charge

C8543
03/04/1918 On Charge
24/04/1918 Off Charge

C8545
19/05/1918 On Charge
16/06/1918 Off Charge

C8547
03/04/1918 On Charge
07/08/1918 Off Charge

C8552
07/04/1918 On Charge
25/04/1918 Off Charge

C8557
06/05/1918 On Charge
17/05/1918 Off Charge

C8558
22/05/1918 On Charge
25/06/1918 Off Charge

C8562
13/04/1918 On Charge
04/05/1918 Off Charge

C8572
22/01/1919 Off Charge
On Charge

C8579
06/06/1918 On Charge
25/07/1918 Off Charge

C8580
06/05/1918 On Charge
19/07/1918 Off Charge

C8585
23/01/1919 Off Charge
23/01/1919 On Charge

C8588
27/04/1918 On Charge
27/05/1918 Off Charge

C8589
25/04/1918 On Charge
04/05/1918 Off Charge

C8591
01/05/1918 On Charge
20/05/1918 Off Charge

C8592
25/01/1919 Off Charge
On Charge

C8593
06/05/1918 On Charge
11/08/1918 Off Charge

C8609
17/05/1918 On Charge
20/08/1918 Off Charge

C8628
21/05/1918 On Charge
23/05/1918 Off Charge

C8632
25/01/1919 On Charge
Off Charge

C8639
11/06/1918 On Charge
05/07/1918 Off Charge

C8644
23/05/1918 On Charge
25/08/1918 Off Charge

D5007
22/05/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

D5011
30/03/1918 On Charge
10/04/1918 Off Charge

D5016
03/04/1918 On Charge
05/05/1918 Off Charge

D5018
03/04/1918 On Charge
05/06/1918 Off Charge

D5023
03/04/1918 On Charge
07/04/1918 Off Charge

D5031
07/04/1918 On Charge
29/06/1918 Off Charge

D5050
28/05/1918 On Charge
10/06/1918 Off Charge

D5051
29/05/1918 On Charge
03/07/1918 Off Charge

D5080
08/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

D5083
25/06/1918 On Charge
08/10/1918 Off Charge

D5105
29/05/1918 On Charge
17/08/1918 Off Charge

D5109
29/06/1918 On Charge
28/08/1918 Off Charge

D5120
20/07/1918 On Charge
08/08/1918 Off Charge

D5134
15/08/1918 On Charge
03/09/1918 Off Charge

D5135
25/01/1919 On Charge
Off Charge

D5139
08/08/1918 On Charge
01/12/1918 Off Charge

D5141
23/01/1919 On Charge
Off Charge

D5145
03/09/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

D5146
29/08/1918 On Charge
16/09/1918 Off Charge

D5150
25/01/1919 On Charge
Off Charge

D5154
13/07/1918 On Charge
29/08/1918 Off Charge

D5157
07/08/1918 On Charge
14/10/1918 Off Charge

D5172
25/01/1919 On Charge
Off Charge

D5186
09/08/1918 On Charge
08/09/1918 Off Charge

D5197
21/01/1919 On Charge
Off Charge

E8822
27/08/1918 On Charge
16/09/1918 Off Charge

E8825
22/08/1918 On Charge
10/11/1918 Off Charge

E8826
25/08/1918 On Charge
08/09/1918 Off Charge

E8838
03/09/1918 On Charge
30/10/1918 Off Charge

F3472
08/08/1918 On Charge
09/08/1918 Off Charge

F3474
09/08/1918 On Charge
14/11/1918 Off Charge

F3475
10/08/1918 On Charge
04/10/1918 Off Charge

F3488
04/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F4262
Off Charge
On Charge

F4265
Off Charge
On Charge

F4266
14/08/1918 On Charge
16/08/1918 Off Charge

F6137
23/09/1918 On Charge
05/10/1918 Off Charge

F6159
05/10/1918 On Charge
24/11/1918 Off Charge

F6162
22/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F623
Off Charge
On Charge

F628
17/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F635
Off Charge
On Charge

F636
Off Charge
On Charge

F637
Off Charge
On Charge

F644
01/12/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7357
Off Charge
On Charge

F7372
Off Charge
On Charge

F7374
21/08/1918 On Charge
25/08/1918 Off Charge

F7382
Off Charge
On Charge

F7383
23/08/1918 On Charge
04/10/1918 Off Charge

F7384
Off Charge
On Charge

F7386
Off Charge
On Charge

F7389
19/09/1918 On Charge
18/11/1918 Off Charge

F7393
10/09/1918 On Charge
24/09/1918 Off Charge

F7395
10/09/1918 On Charge
18/09/1918 Off Charge

F7399
Off Charge
On Charge

F7401
13/09/1918 On Charge
31/10/1918 Off Charge

F7402
15/09/1918 On Charge
24/11/1918 Off Charge

F7404
17/09/1918 On Charge
16/10/1918 Off Charge

F7405
05/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7406
Off Charge
On Charge

F7408
Off Charge
On Charge

F7409
Off Charge
On Charge

F7411
Off Charge
On Charge

F7418
05/10/1918 On Charge
21/10/1918 Off Charge

F7420
04/10/1918 On Charge
28/10/1918 Off Charge

F7421
Off Charge
On Charge

F7423
16/02/1919 Off Charge
On Charge

F7426
Off Charge
On Charge

F7429
17/10/1918 On Charge
15/11/1918 Off Charge

F7432
09/11/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7436
Off Charge
On Charge

F7439
Off Charge
On Charge

F7441
29/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7445
17/09/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7446
13/09/1918 On Charge
23/09/1918 Off Charge

F7458
22/10/1918 On Charge

F7459
09/02/1919 Off Charge

F7460
09/11/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7482
25/10/1918 On Charge
22/11/1918 Off Charge

F7483
18/11/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7488
22/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7491
22/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7494
Off Charge
On Charge

F7495
30/10/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

F7519
Off Charge
On Charge

F7529
17/10/1918 On Charge
26/10/1918 Off Charge

F7537
Off Charge
On Charge

H4425
22/11/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

H4450
29/10/1918 On Charge
23/11/1918 Off Charge

H4453
Off Charge
On Charge

H4463
Off Charge
On Charge

H4464
23/11/1918 On Charge
16/02/1919 Off Charge

H4469
10/11/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

H4472
Off Charge
On Charge

H4479
23/11/1918 On Charge
Off Charge

H7156
Off Charge
On Charge

 


Aircraft Losses and Incidents

1916

1917

1918

1919