Lodger facilities for an RN Fleet Requirements Unit at
an R.A.F. station.
Accommodation for F.R.U.
R.N. Air Section
R.A.F. Station Vizagapatam
The airfield lies ¾ mile S. of Gopalapatnam railway
Junction and 4, miles NWN. of the coastal tom of
ROAD AND RAIL ACCESS
15' above M.S.L.
13/31 QDM. ---˚----˚ ....
2265 x 50 yds.
HOMING - VISUAL
APPROACH - VISUAL
APPROACH - RADIO
M/F & H/F
Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings:
On S.W. edge of airfield.
FUEL AND OIL
BOMBING AND FIRING RANGES
Information taken from C.B. 4368B (Text) (8/45)
Handbook of Royal Naval Air Stations (Abroad)
Fleet Requirements Unit
Detachment of (4) Martinet T.T.1 aircraft Operated
for target towing operations.
Squadron HQ formed
at R.N.A.S. Tambaram
01.09.44. Squadron disbanded 24.10.45.
Single Seat Fighter Squadron
Moved here from R.N. Air
Section Cochin 23.06.45. Embarked in H.M.S.
Equipped with 20 Seafire L.IIIs.
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