1702 Naval Air Squadron

1702 Naval Air Squadron of the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy was formed in June 1945 at RNAS Lee-on-Solent as a Special Service squadron.[1] It was equipped with the Supermarine Sea Otter, and by the end of World War II the squadron remained at Lee-on-Solent.

1702 Naval Air Squadron
Naval Ensign
ActiveJune 1945 - 1946
Country United Kingdom
BranchFleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy
RoleSpecial service
Battle honoursNone
Lt(A)O W G Hutchinson RNVR

The squadron joined HMS Trouncer in September 1945 to search for mines in the Mediterranean.[1]

Aircraft flown

1702 Naval Air Squadron flew only one aircraft type:


  1. "1702 NAS at the Fleet Air Arm Archive website". Archived from the original on 19 June 2010. Retrieved 2 February 2010.
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