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 Mainfreight. Distribution to former Squadron members and their families both in NZ ndd overseas has now been completed.  If we have missed you, please get in touch as there are a few copies left.

Copies for researchers and interested members of the public are in some military and aviation museums.

David. Burrowes 
4 October 2018

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