489 Squadron Association:


489 Squadron Association was initially formed to assist with the publication of 489: An Unofficial History of No 489 Torpedo Bomber Squadron; and the associated book launch in 2007. It now provides a significant role in maintaining links between of 489 personnel and an ever growing number their families via a newsletter (Keeping in Touch), which is distributed three times a year. Copies of this newsletter can be viewed on this website.

In September 2016, a second volume 489 Early Days, Beauforts, Blenheims and Hampdens was printed.It is currently being sent to our bulk distributors courtesy of the RNZAF and Air NZ and  Australian distribution to former Squadron members and their families has now been completed. Distribution in UK  and North America  is currently planned for. July/ August 2017.

David. Burrowes 
15 June 2017

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