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No. 403 Squadron

This was the first Canadian squadron formed overseas that had no ties to any previous flying unit. Created on 1 March 1941 as No. 403 Army Cooperation (AC) Squadron equipped with the Curtiss Tomahawk. In May of 1941 the Squadron's role was changed to Fighter and it exchanged its Tomahawks for Supermarine Spitfire Mk Is and moved from Baginton to Ternhill. The Squadron moved again in August to Hornchurch to commence offensive operations and replaced its Mk I's with new Spitfire Mk Vb's. The..., Notice: Undefined variable: galleryRecord in /home/wings08/public_html/Squadrons/index.php on line 147 Gallery

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