First in all things
A winged numeral '1' - approved July 1936 by King Edward VIII as the authorised version of a badge which had originated during World War I featuring a wreathed roundel from which sprouted a pair of Royal Flying Corps wings and on which the figure '1' was superimposed.
- Based at RAF Lossiemouth, one of two Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) stations in the UK
- The World's oldest flying squadron in service
- Former aircraft have included the Bristol Scout, Hurricane I, Spitfire IX and the Harrier GR5
- 1 (F) Squadron introduced the Typhoon's Paveway IV capability to the front-line
1912 - Founder squadron of the Royal Flying Corps, the RAF's predecessor.
1940 - Took part in the Battle of Britain.
1969 - World's first Harrier 'jump-jet' squadron.
2012 - Stood up as the RAF's fourth Typhoon squadron.