Type of aircraft the British used in the campaigns in Mesopotamia under Generals Townsend and Maude in WWI

Farman Longhorn

Caudron G.3

Mesopotamian Half Flight – Farman Short/Longhorns and Caudron G.3s.

30 Squadron RFC+ – Farman Short/Longhorns, Caudron G.3s, Martinsyde S.1’s, BE’s, Martinsyde G100, Bristol Scout, RE8’s

RNAS* – Short 827, Voison

63 Squadron – RE8’s, Spad VII, Bristol Scout, Martinsyde G100, DH4

72 Squadron – Spad VII, DH4, SE5, Martinsyde G100, Bristol M1C

3 x Balloon Squadrons.

+RFC = Royal Flying Corps, Army air force

*RNAS = Royal Naval Air Service, Navy air force.