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No. 597 Squadron RAF
Active 10 January 1944 - 1 March 1944
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Branch Ensign of the Royal Air Force.svg Royal Air Force
Role Transport
Part of RAF Transport Command

No. 597 Squadron RAF was a proposed squadron of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War.



The squadron was formed on 10 January 1944 as a transport unit within 46 Group. It was disbanded 1 March 1944 before it had any aircraft or personnel.[1][2]

See also




  1. ^ Halley 1988, p. 415.
  2. ^ Jefford 2001, pp. 98-99.


  • Halley, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918-1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
  • Jefford, Wing Commander C.G. MBE, BA, RAF (Retd.). RAF Squadrons: A Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire UK: Airlife Publishing Ltd., second edition 2001. ISBN 978-1-84037-141-3.

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