No. 132 (City of Bombay) Squadron RAF
1 Mar 1918 - 23 Dec 1918
7 Jul 1941 – 15 April 1946
Royal Air Force
Latin:Cave leopardum - 'Beware the leopard'
FF (Jul 1941 - Apr 1946)
No. 132 (City of Bombay) Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed to be a bomber unit in World War I and reformed as a fighter unit in World War II.
History [ edit ]
Formation and World War I [ edit ]
No. 132 Squadron was formed on 1 March 1918 and became a unit of the Royal Air Force, but it disbanded on 23 December 1918 without becoming operational. Royal Flying Corps
Reformation in World War II [ edit ]
The squadron reformed in 1941 as a fighter unit equipped with
Spitfires and then provided air defence from Peterhead, Scotland and Southern England. It then moved to Normandy after the D-Day Landings. It returned to England in September 1944 before moving to Vavuniya, Ceylon in January 1945. It was then based in Hong Kong and was disbanded on 15 April 1946.
Aircraft operated [ edit ]
Aircraft operated by no. 132 Squadron RAF
Supermarine Spitfire I
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