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Flying Regiment 2, Finnish Air Force
Country Finland
Branch Finnish Air Force
Role reconnaissance and ground attack
Engagements Winter War, Continuation War, Lapland War

Flying Regiment 2 (Finnish language: Lentorykmentti 2

or LentoR 2, renamed on May 5, 1942 into LeR 2) was fighter regiment of the Finnish Air Force during World War II.

Organization

Winter War

Continuation War

  • HQ
  • HQ Company
  • No. 16 Squadron: reconnaissance squadron, attached to LeR 2 on May 6, 1942.
  • No. 12 Squadron: fighter squadron
  • No. 26 Squadron: fighter squadron
  • No. 28 Squadron: fighter squadron
  • No. 25 Supplement Squadron

Maintenance companies

  • 3rd Airfield Company (3. Lentokenttäkomppania or 3.Le.KenttäK)
  • 4th Airfield Company (4. Lentokenttäkomppania or 4.Le.KenttäK)

Lapland War

The equipment consisted among others of Fokker D.XXIs, Morane-Saulnier MS.406s, Brewster Buffaloes, Messerschmitt Bf 109Gs, Bristol Bulldog Mk.IVs, Fiat G.50s, Hawker Hurricane Mk.Is, Gloster Gladiator Mk.IIs, Polikarpov I-153s, Mörkö-Moranes, Fokker C.Xs, and Westland Lysander Mk.Is.

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