List of Hawker Typhoon operators

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The List of Hawker Typhoon operators lists the countries and their air force units that have operated the aircraft:



Royal Australian Air Force
A Typhoon of 439 Sqn comes in for a landing


Royal Canadian Air Force
Typhoon of 486 Sqn flown by P/O Frank "Spud" Murphy.

 New Zealand[edit]

US-A, the mount of Squadron Leader Pheloung of 56 Sqn
Hawker Typhoon Mk.Ib from 181 Sqn loaded with rocket projectiles and fuel tanks.
A replica in the Caen Museum in the markings of 184 Sqn

 United Kingdom[edit]

Royal Air Force
Fleet Air Arm

See also[edit]



  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Thomas and Shores 1988, p. 179.
  2. ^ As stopgap: Rawlings 1978, p. 450.
  3. ^ Article XV Squadrons - the RNZAF proper did not use Typhoons.
  4. ^ Rawlings 1978, p. 465.


  • Jefford, Wing Commander C.G., MBE, BA, RAF(Retd.). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6. (Pages 178-179)
  • Rawlings, John D.R. Fighter Squadrons of the RAF and their Aircraft. London: Macdonald & Jane's (Publishers) Ltd., 1969 (2nd edition 1976, reprinted 1978). ISBN 0-354-01028-X. (Various Squadron pages plus order of Battle 1944, pages 528-529)
  • Thomas, Chris. Hawker Typhoon: Warpaint Series No. 5. Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, UK: Hall Park Books Ltd., 2000.
  • Thomas, Chris and Christopher Shores. The Typhoon and Tempest Story. London: Arms and Armour Press, 1988. ISBN 978-0-85368-878-5.