INDEX OF NAVAL AIR SQUADRONS

 

 

1790

squadron 

 
Operational History and Background


The squadron formed at Bursburgh as a night fighter squadron with 12 Firefly Is in January 1945, and was re-equipped with Firefly INFs with ASH radar in May 1945.

In June 1945 the squadron embarked on HMS Vindex arriving at Schofields two days before VJ-day.

Battle Honours
None in WWII

Commanding Officers and Squadron Personnel


  • L/C(A) JH Kneale, RNVR Jan 1945-end of WW2

  • Aircraft

  • Firefly I Jan 1945-May 1945
  • Firefly INF May 1945-end of WW2
  • Ships and Squadron bases
    To be listed
    The Squadron Today
    Link to current Fleet Air Arm squadron information


    Associations and Reunions
    No information

    FURTHER INFORMATION
     
    World Aircraft Carrier Lists and Photo Gallery - from 1913 to 2000. Naval History Information Center, Haze Gray & Underway American based World Aircraft Carrier Lists & Photo Gallery - one of the definitive online sources for British and world aircraft carrier & seaplane tender data, histories and images - over 1000 photos. 
    Sturtivant, R & Ballance, T  (1994). 'The Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm' Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1994 ISBN: 0 85130 223 8  
    Robert Horsten's FAA
    Squadrons
     
     
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