|No. 188 Squadron RAF|
|Active||20 Dec 1917 – 1 March 1919|
|Branch||Royal Air Force|
|Squadron Code||XD (Apr 1939 - Sep 1939)|
The squadron formed at Throwley Aerodrome on 20 December 1917 to train night-fighter pilots and was equipped with Avro 504s. It also trained pilots to fly the Sopwith Camel and Sopwith Pup at night. It disbanded on 1 March 1919 and never reformed in later years, however a squadron code was allocated to it in 1939.
|Dec 1917||Mar 1919||Avro 504||K|
|Jun 1918||Mar 1919||Sopwith Camel|
|Jun 1918||Mar 1919||Sopwith Pup|
No 188 squadron is also depicted in the film 'An Appointment in London' starring Dirk Bogarde & Dinah Sheridan.