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Providing rapid air mobility worldwide in support of the RAF on operations.
With courage and faith
Pegasus rampant - approved by King Edward VIII in May 1936. The Pegasus commemorated the unit's co-operation with the Cavalry Corps on the Somme during World War I.
1915 - Formed at RAF Northolt.
1941 - Dropped a replacement artificial leg to the captured Douglas Bader during a bombing mission.
1955 - Took part in the Suez crisis.
1982 - Provided the sole Chinook in the Falklands campaign.
2017 - Supported the UK relief effort in the Caribbean after hurricane Irma.
Western Front 1915-1918*
France and Low Countries
Invasion Ports 1940*
Fortress Europe 1940-1942
Channel and North Sea 1940-1941*
Egypt and Libya 1942
North Africa 1942-1943*
South East Europe 1943-1944
South Atlantic 1982*
(Honours marked with an asterisk, are emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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