3 Sqn RAF

The History of the RAF’s 3 Sqn. From it’s origins with the 2 Company Air Battalion Royal Engineers though the Royal Flying Corps in WWI to the Royal Air Force of today – these are the aircraft of 3 Sqn – the longest established “heavier than air” squadron in the RAF.


1:72 A-Model Nieuport IV G – B4, Air Battalion Royal Engineers (ABRE) , Larkhill 1911.


1:72 AZ Models Morane-Saulnier L #1848, 3sqn RFC – 5th February 1915, Merville -France 


1:72 Revell Morane Saulnier N “Bullet” #5067– Sgt.Tone Paul Hippolyte Bayetto, 3 Sqn RFC, 2nd March 1916, France.


1:72 Airfix – Bristol Bulldog II – J9574 – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Upavon 1929


1:72 Airfix Gloster Gladiator I – K6147 – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn – RAF Kenley 1937


1:72 Airfix Hawker Hurricane I – L1759 – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn – RAF Kenley 1938


1:72 Airfix Gloster Gladiator I – K7965 OP-A – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn – RAF Kenley 1938


1:72 Airfix hawker Hurricane I – L1932 – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn – RAF Biggin Hill mid-September 1939


1:72 Revell Hawker Hurricane IIc – Z3068/QO-F, Royal Air Force 3 Sqn – RAF Hunsdon Summer 1942


Academy Hawker Tempest V Series I (Early) – 3 Sqn Royal Air Force, RAF Newchurch, June 1944.


1:72 Academy Hawker Tempest V – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Wunsdorf, the personal aircraft of Sqn.Ldr.Macfie, 1947-8


1:72 A-Model deHavilland Vampire Mk.I – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Gutersloh, April 1948


1:72 Airfix North American Sabre IV XB984/K – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Geilenkirchen 1954, the personal aircraft of Sqn.Ldr.Hutchinson. 


1:72 Revell Hawker Hunter F4 – Royal Air Force 3 Sqn, RAF Geilenkirchen 13 May 1957 (Zapped by 441Sqn RCAF)


1:72 Airfix Hawker Siddley Harrier GR1 – probably Operation March Hare, Raf Wildenrath 1972/3


1:72 Airfix BAe Harrier GR7 ZD322 – 3 Sqn 90th anniversary livery – RAF Cottesmore 2002


1:72 Hasegawa Typhoon – 3 Sqn centenary livery – RAF Coningsby 2012