To hit the mark
A winged arrow - approved by King George VI in September 1937. The badge was designed by Wg Cdr Whitelock while watching archery practice in Oxford. He thought the bomb was the modern equivalent of the medieval arrow, and the wings were added to indicate great speed.
- Based at RAF Brize Norton, the home of air mobility operations
- Flew the first RAF aircraft over Berlin in WWII
- Aircraft flown have included the Halifax BII and III, Dakota and the VC10
- Provides RAF and Coalition forces vital air-to-air refueling in support of Operation SHADER
1915 - Formed at Farnborough.
1947 - Took part in the Berlin Airlift.
1956 - Took part in the Suez crisis.
2011 - Reformed on 1 July 2011 as the first Voyager squadron.