1792 Naval Air Squadron

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1792 Naval Air Squadron
Active 15 May 1945 – 17 April 1946
Country UK
Branch Royal Navy
Type Carrier-based fighter squadron
Role Night fighter
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Lt Cdr(A) S Dixon-Child RNVR

1792 Naval Air Squadron of the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy was formed on 15 May 1945 at Lee-on-Solent as a night fighter squadron. It was equipped with the Fairey Firefly NF.Mk I, which was fitted with radar in a centre-line container. The squadron joined HMS Ocean in December for service in the Mediterranean. On return to the UK the squadron was disbanded on 17 April 1946.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sturtivant, Ray (1994). The Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm. Air-Britain. p. 341. ISBN 0 85130 223 8.