781 Naval Air Squadron

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781 Naval Air Squadron
Westland Wessex HU5 (WS-58), UK - Navy AN1335293.jpg
A Westland Wessex HU.5 of 781 NAS in flight during 1975.
Active1940-45
1946-81[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
BranchRoyal Navy
Part ofFleet Air Arm

781 Naval Air Squadron (781 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

Aircraft operated[edit]

The squadron operated a variety of different aircraft and versions between 1947 & 1981:[2]

De Havilland DH.104 Sea Devon C.20 of 781 Naval Air Squadron at RNAS Lee-on-Solent in 1969

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Citations[edit]

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.