772 Naval Air Squadron

772 Naval Air Squadron (772 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.

772 Naval Air Squadron
A Westland Wessex HU.5 of 772 NAS at RNAS Yeovilton during 1978.
CountryUnited Kingdom
BranchRoyal Navy
Part ofFleet Air Arm


The squadron was created as a Fleet Requirements Unit on 28 September 1939, from flight 'X' of 771 Naval Air Squadron, which up to that moment had a northern element (X Flight), and a southern element (Y Flight).

Aircraft operated

The squadron operated a variety of different aircraft and versions:[1]




  • 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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