|No. 290 Squadron RAF
||1 December 1943 – 27 October 1945
|| United Kingdom
|| Royal Air Force
||X6 (December 1943 – October 1945)
No. 290 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed as an anti-aircraft cooperation unit in World War II.
The squadron formed at Newtownards on 1 December 1941 and was equipped with Hurricanes, Oxfords and Martinets to provide practice for the anti-aircraft defences in Northern Ireland by towing targets and conducting simulated attacks. The squadron moved to West Freugh, Scotland and then to Knocke le Zout, Belgium where it disbanded on 27 October 1945.
- ↑ C.G.Jefford (1988). RAF Squadrons. UK Airlife Publishing. ISBN 1-85310-053-6.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>