Leads the Field
A fox's mask - approved by King George VI in February 1937. Based on a suggestion when the squadron was equipped with the Fairey Fox, an aircraft of which they were proud and the sole operators.
- Based at RAF Coningsby
- Flew the RAF's first all-metal aircraft
- Aircraft flown include the Fairey Fox, Wellington, Canberra and Buccaneer
- Flew long range Storm Shadow missions deep in to Libya from RAF Marham
- From March 2020 the Joint British-Qatari Typhoon Squadron
1915 - Formed at Netheravon.
1926 - Sole operator of the Fairey Fox.
1940 - Fg Off Garland and Sgt Gray received Victoria Crosses for a raid on the Maastricht bridge over the Albert Canal.
1998 - Took part in Operation Desert Fox in Iraq.
2010 - First GR4 unit in Afghanistan.