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Written by David Boyd   
Thursday, 01 January 2009 21:06

Production of British Aircraft By Year

Here is a list of production figures for British Aircraft by year during WWII. I've collected data on all lend lease aircraft and these shall be posted here soon.

Type

Sep-Dec 1939

1940

1491

1942

1943

1944

1945

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heavy Bombers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halifax

-

6

162

802

1,824

2,335

528

 

5657

Lancaster

-

-

18

693

1,847

2,933

1,447

 

6938

Lincoln

-

-

-

-

-

1

317

 

318

Manchester

-

22

165

11

-

-

-

 

198

Stirling

-

13

153

461

881

240

-

 

1748

Warwick

-

-

-

9

61

-

-

 

70

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medium Bombers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Albemarle

-

-

3

165

106

-

-

 

274

Buckingham

-

-

-

-

-

54

-

 

54

Hampden

115

417

454

56

-

-

-

 

1042

Hereford

21

125

-

-

-

-

-

 

146

Wellington

119

997

1816

2702

2536

2342

753

 

11265

Whitley

78

387

504

540

95

-

-

 

1604

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Light Bombers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Battle

345

232

-

-

-

-

-

 

577

Blenheim

394

1521

1381

683

147

-

-

 

4126

Mosquito

-

-

12

131

228

199

375

 

945

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fighters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beaufighter

-

111

800

1579

1641

1155

271

 

5557

Defiant

16

366

452

86

-

-

-

 

920

Gladiator

23

16

-

-

-

-

-

 

39

Hornet

-

-

-

-

-

-

47

 

47

Hurricane

237

2515

3167

3067

2742

688

-

 

12416

Meteor

-

-

-

-

-

30

163

 

193

Mosquito

-

-

9

297

924

2039

1506

 

4775

Spitfire

171

1252

2518

4143

4270

4917

2627

 

19898

Tempest

-

-

-

-

3

504

702

 

1209

Typhoon

-

-

28

686

1137

1165

299

 

3315

Welkin

-

-

-

-

5

34

26

 

65

Whirlwind

-

23

90

1

-

-

-

 

114

Others

-

-

-

-

-

-

33

 

33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Naval

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All Aircraft

165

476

1258

1158

1720

2937

2094

 

9808

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Operational Types

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Albemarle

-

-

-

-

23

160

-

 

183

Annon

280

413

-

-

-

-

-

 

693

Auster

-

-

-

100

469

659

376

 

1604

Beaufort

26

359

160

317

376

191

-

 

1429

Botha

16

268

-

-

-

-

-

 

284

Halifax

-

-

-

-

-

-

390

 

390

Lysander

134

619

320

-

-

-

-

 

1073

Stirling

-

-

-

-

11

407

201

 

619

Sunderland

9

18

34

129

209

188

113

 

700

Warwick

-

-

-

-

173

308

256

 

737

York

-

-

-

-

3

41

64

 

108

Others

18

32

2

-

-

59

132

 

243

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trainers/Non op types

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anson

-

547

1363

1311

1465

898

267

 

5851

Battle

-

466

-

-

-

-

-

 

466

Botha

-

78

160

52

-

-

-

 

290

Buckmaster

-

-

-

-

-

-

77

 

77

Defiant T.T.

-

-

-

124

16

-

-

 

140

Dominie

19

27

98

40

37

152

101

 

474

Henley

50

19

-

-

-

-

-

 

69

Lysander T.T.

-

-

97

1

-

-

-

 

98

Magister

137

311

4

-

-

-

-

 

452

Martinet

-

-

-

150

970

567

-

 

1687

Monitor

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

 

7

Mosquito T.

-

-

-

13

74

68

63

 

218

Oxford

218

1163

2378

2085

1445

744

-

 

8033

Proctor

-

309

50

162

256

184

-

 

961

Queen Bee

-

5

45

-

6

55

-

 

111

TigerMoth

248

1324

1179

616

517

210

-

 

4094

Others

13

4

-

1

-

2

287

 

307

Sources - AIR 20 2019

 

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