1820 Naval Air Squadron

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1820 Naval Air Squadron
Active1944[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
BranchRoyal Navy
RoleDive Bomber
Part ofFleet Air Arm
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Lt Cdr(A) HIA Swayne DSC RN

1820 Naval Air Squadron (1820 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm. It formed at Brunswick (Maine) 1 April 1944 and embarked on HMS Arbiter in July. However its aircraft were judged unsatisfactory for their intended role and the squadron disbanded on 16 December 1944 at RNAS Burscough.

Aircraft flown[edit]

1820 Naval Air Squadron flew only one aircraft type:

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Sturtivant, R; Ballance, T (1994). The Squadrons of The Fleet Air Arm. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd. ISBN 0-85130-223-8.