RAF Fighter Command Order of Battle 1940

RAF Fighter Command Order Of Battle 1940

RAF Fighter Command Order of Battle 1940

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This article lists the RAF Fighter Command order of battle at 15 September 1940, during the Battle of Britain.

Fighter Command

RAF Fighter Command Headquarters was located at RAF Bentley Priory, near Stanmore in North London. The Commanding Officer was Air Marshal Hugh C.T. Dowding.

Fighter Groups

Sector Stations and Satellite Aerodromes

Sector Stations had Sector Control Rooms as well as the usual features of RAF aerodromes; they were able to control RAF fighter formations during the battle. Sector stations were also able to disperse squadrons to satellite aerodromes, most of which were fully equipped.Price, Alfred The Hardest Day, 1980, pp. 208-211.

Bases and squadrons

Note: The primary source used to list the Squadron names (eg; 152 "Hyderabad" Sqn.), unit code letters, radio call signs and aircraft types of the 71 Officially Accredited Battle of Britain Fighter Command Squadrons and other units which served under Fighter Command is Ramsay 1989, p.255.

See also




  • Ramsay, Winston (editor). The Battle of Britain Then and Now Mk V. London: Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd, 1989. ISBN 0-900913-46-0

External links

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