No. 36 Squadron (Finland)

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No. 36 Squadron Finnish Air Force
Country Finland
Branch Finnish Air Force
Role Maritime reconnaissance
Engagements Winter War

No. 36 Squadron (Finnish: Lentolaivue 36 or LLv.36) was a maritime reconnaissance squadron of the Finnish Air Force (subordinated by the Finnish Navy headquarters) during World War II. The unit was later reorganized into the No. 39 Squadron.

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Winter War[edit]

  • 1st Flight (1. Lentue)
  • 2nd Flight (2. Lentue)
  • 3rd Flight (3. Lentue)
  • 1st Flight of No. 39 Squadron (1./T-LLv.39)

The Squadron was equipped with 6 Blackburn Ripon IIFs, 2 Koolhoven F.K.52s, 1 Ilyushin DB-3M, 3 Junkers F 13fes, and one Waco YKS-7.

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