INDEX OF NAVAL AIR SQUADRONS
No 5 Squadron RAAF was initially a pilot training squadron in England starting in September 1917 using Fighter Scouts, with disbandment in May 1919. In April 1936, it was reformed again as a naval aviation squadron, flying Seagull V aircraft and also embarked on HMAS Albatross. It remained in this role until 1 January 1939, when No. 5 Squadron was renamed 9 (Fleet Co-Operation) Squadron and later 5 (Army Co-Operation) equipped with Wirraway and later flew in Bouganville, Papua New Guinea), flying Boomerangs and later Kittyhawks.
Commanding Officers and Squadron Personnel
Seagull V Ships and Squadron bases
The Squadron Today Associations and Reunions
FURTHER INFORMATION No 9 squadron RAAF Association website Sturtivant, R & Ballance, T (1994). 'The Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm' Published by Air Britain (Historians) Ltd, 1994 ISBN: 0 85130 223 8