1771 Naval Air Squadron

1771 Naval Air Squadron (1771 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm. The squadron was the first British & Commonwealth unit to fly over Japan in World War 2.[2]

1771 Naval Air Squadron
CountryUnited Kingdom
BranchRoyal Navy
Part ofFleet Air Arm

Aircraft flown

1771 Naval Air Squadron flew only one aircraft type:




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

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