Squadron History



920 Squadron
Heavier-than-air Composite Air Squadron [VC 920] (1953-63)

Formed as VC 920 under the US system of numbering in May 1953. It later disbanded in December 1963 when the feasibility of Naval Air Reserve squadrons could no longer be justified.

Role: Served as one of the RCN's Reserve Training squadrons. Its primary function was the training of Reserve pilots. They often came from other facets of service hoping to become a pilot, civilian-qualified pilots doing military conversion and even ex-service pilots wishing to maintain their proficiency.

Aircraft Flown: North American Harvard , Grumman Avenger , Beechcraft Expeditor

Home Base: Toronto, ON [HMCS York]

Ships Served On: N/A

Colours: N/A

Motto: N/A