The Empire to Commonwealth Project

Roundels

Roundels are markings on the side of aircraft used to identify the country of origin.  The Roundels below are as used by the name of the country in existence at the time, whether within the British Empire or The Commonwealth.

 A

 B

 C

F

G

 I

 J

 K

 L

 M

 N

 P

 R

 S

 T

 U

 Z

 

 

 

Thanks to John Lyall for collation and research.

Thanks to Erik Eilertsen for the Rhodesian roundels.

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A

 

 Australia

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B

 

 

 

Bahamas

Bahrain

 Bangladesh

 

 

 

 Botswana

Brunei Darrusalam

 

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C

 

 

 

 

 Cameroon

 Canada

Cyprus

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F

 

Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland

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G

 

 

 Ghana

Guyana

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I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 India

Republic of Ireland/Poblacht na h'Éireann

 Irish Free State/Eire

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J

 

 Jamaica

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K

L

 

 Lesotho

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M

 

 

 

 Malawai

Malaysia

Maldives

 

 

 

 Malta G.C.

 Mauritius

Mozambique

(member of The Commonwealth)

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N

 

 

 New Zealand

 Nigeria

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P

 

 Pakistan

 Papua New Guinea

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R

 

Rhodesia

(See also F Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland and S Southern Rhodesia)

This section is dedicated to Eddy Norris and all of the ORAFs.

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S

 

 

 

 

 

 Seychelles

Sierra Leone

 Singapore

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Union of South Africa/Republic of South Africa

Republic of South Africa

Southern Rhodesia

 

 

 

 Sri Lanka

 

 

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T

 

 

 Tanzania

Trinidad & Tobago

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U

 

 

 

 

Uganda

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

 United Kingdom

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Z

 

 

 Zambia

 Zimbabwe

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