No. 510 Squadron RAF
|No. 510 Squadron RAF|
|Active||15 Oct 1942 – 8 Apr 1944|
|Branch||Royal Air Force|
|Role||Transport and Liaison|
|Part of||No. 44 Group RAF, Transport Command|
|Squadron Codes||RG (late 1943 – Mar 1944)
No. 510 Squadron was a Royal Air Force transport and liaison aircraft squadron that operated during the Second World War.
During 1942 it was decided that 24 Squadron was too large and the internal communication flight became no. 510 Squadron on 15 October 1942 at RAF Hendon. The squadron inherited an assortment of light transport types to allow it fly communications and liaison flights within the United Kingdom. On 8 April 1944, still at RAF Hendon, the squadron was disbanded when it was renamed to the Metropolitan Communications Squadron, inheriting the aircraft and code(s) of 510 squadron.
|October 1942||January 1943||Westland Lysander||Mk.I||Single-engined piston liaison monoplane|
|October 1942||October 1943||Stinson Reliant||Single-engined liaison monoplane|
|October 1942||December 1943||de Havilland Hornet Moth||Single-engined liaison biplane|
|October 1942||December 1943||de Havilland Puss Moth||Single-engined liaison monoplane|
|October 1942||January 1944||Hawker Hart||Single-engined biplane|
|October 1942||April 1944||Airspeed Oxford||Twin-engined liaison monoplane|
|October 1942||April 1944||Supermarine Spitfire||Mk.I||Single-engined fighter|
|October 1942||April 1944||de Havilland Tiger Moth||Single-engined biplane|
|October 1942||April 1944||Percival Proctor||Mks.I & III||Single-engine monoplane|
|October 1942||April 1944||Percival Vega Gull||Single-engined monoplane|
|October 1942||April 1944||Curtiss Mohawk||Mk.III||Single-engined fighter|
|October 1942||April 1944||Percival Q.6||Single-engined monoplane|
|October 1942||April 1944||de Havilland Gipsy Moth||Single-engined biplane|
|October 1942||April 1944||Stampe SV.4||B||Single-engined biplane|
|December 1942||April 1944||Avro Anson||Mk.I||Twin-engined monoplane|
|May 1943||December 1943||Koolhoven FK.43||Single-engined monoplane|
|August 1943||December 1943||General Aircraft Cygnet||Single-engined monoplane|
|March 1944||April 1944||Percival Proctor||Mk.IV||Single-engined monoplane|
|15 October 1942||8 April 1944||RAF Hendon, Middlesex|
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