|No. 528 Squadron RAF|
|Active||28 Jun 1943 – 1 Sep 1944|
|Branch||Royal Air Force|
|Squadron Codes||OS (Jun 1943 – Sep 1944)|
History[edit | edit source]
No. 528 Squadron was formed on 28 June 1943 at RAF Filton for radar calibration duties in the West Country, using Bristol Blenheims and de Havilland Hornet Moths. On 15 May 1944 the squadron moved north to RAF Digby, Lincolnshire for similar tasks, until it was disbanded on 1 September 1944 by being absorbed into No. 527 Squadron RAF.
Aircraft operated[edit | edit source]
|June 1943||September 1944||Bristol Blenheim||Mk.IV|
|June 1943||September 1944||de Havilland Hornet Moth|
Squadron bases[edit | edit source]
|28 June 1943||15 May 1944||RAF Filton, Gloucestershire|
|15 May 1944||1 September 1944||RAF Digby, Lincolnshire|
References[edit | edit source]
Notes[edit | edit source]
Bibliography[edit | edit source]
- Flintham, Vic and Andrew Thomas. Combat Codes: A full explanation and listing of British, Commonwealth and Allied air force unit codes since 1938. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 2003. ISBN 1-84037-281-8.
- Halley, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918–1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians), 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
- Jefford, Wing Commander C.G., MBE, BA, RAF(Retd.). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
- Rawlings, John D.R. Coastal, Support and Special Squadrons of the RAF and their Aircraft. London: Jane's Publishing Company, 1982. ISBN 0-7106-0187-5.
[edit | edit source]
- 528 Squadron history at MOD site
- Squadron histories for nos. 521–540 sqn at RafWeb's Air of Authority – A History of RAF Organisation
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