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Utility Squadron VU 32

Utility Squadron VU 32  Badge

Motto: Nihil Quam Arduum (Nothing Too Difficult)

VU 32 squadron served as the RCN's east coast fixed wing utility squadron performing such duties as Training, Naval Gunnery Target Towing, Transport, Carrier Onboard Delivery, Search & Rescue. Upon unification of the forces in 1968-69 the squadron was integrated in the Canadian Armed Forces as Utility Squadron VU 32. The squadrons designation of VU 32 was implemented in 1954 following the US Naval system. The squadron was disbanded in June 1992 with No. 434 Squadron assuming its duties.

Aircraft
  • Grumman Avenger
  • Beechcraft Expeditor
  • Grumman CS2F-1/2 / CP-121 Tracker
  • Canadair CT-133 Silver Star
  • Douglas Dakota
  • Bell CH-135 Twin Huey


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