Air Pictorial 1977-05
J.Rawlings - History of No.60 Squadron
Blenheim I L4827 of No. 60 Squadron which was on an APC in Malaya when the Japanese attacked in December 1941. Thrown into the battle, the squadron suffered heavy losses
Venom FB.4s with No. 60‘s gold lightning stripe on black flash
This No. 60 Squadron S.E.5A, B4865, is seen in Holland where it forced-landed and was interned in W.W.I. Note squadron's white disc marking on sides and top of fuselage
No 60 Squadron Javelin FAW.9 XH707 over the Borneo jungle during the confrontation with Indonesia
No. 60 became operational on Thunderbolts too late to use them against the Japanese, but the aircraft were in action shortly afterwards in the Dutch East Indies. Some ol the squadron's Thunderbolt IIs are seen at Sourabaya, Java, in 1946
With Meteor NF.14 s No. 60 became an all-weather fighter squadron. WS800 (illus ). the C.O.'s aircraft, had black and silver bands across its fin and rudder
"Bombs gone" - from Wapiti IIA J9719 of No. 60 Squadron over the North-West Frontier of India. Black bar and square markings denote Kohat, then the squadron's base
No. 60 was one of the few users of the D.H.10 - E5450 depicted at Risalpur, India
Today No.60 Squadron operates Pembroke C.1s (WV376 illus.) from Wildenrath on communications dunes in R.A.F. Germany. Note markhor's head fin badge