Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation
No 409 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
This was formed on 7 October 1932 at RAF Base Gosport for service with HMS Glorious, equipped with three Hawker Nimrods and three Hawker Ospreys under the command of Flt Lt H A Purvis.
|7 Oct 1932||RAF Base Gosport|
|17 Oct 1932||RAF Netheravon|
|25 Jan 1933||HMS Glorious|
|31 Jan 1933||RAF Hal Far|
|1 Mar 1933||HMS Glorious|
No Personnel listings in the available AFLs
It was absorbed into No 802 Squadron on 3 April 1933.
Re-equipment and movement dates are based on those shown in 'Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm' by Ray Sturtivant
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