Be always vigilant
A mallard alighting - approved by King George VI in March 1937.
- Stationed at RAF Valley on Anglesey supporting Defence Helicopter Flying Training
- Operated as a search and rescue squadron for over 50 years.
- Aircraft flown include the Sunderland, Catalina, Whirlwind HAR10 and Sea King HAR3
- Providing mountain flying and maritime operations experience to Rotary Wing pilots
1914 - Formed at Eastchurch.
1939 - Flew anti-submarine flying-boat patrols from Gibraltar and Ireland.
1946 - Flew as a weather reconnaissance squadron.
1964 - Became a Search and Rescue unit flying Westland Whirlwinds.
2016 - Stood up as a training unit for the Royal Navy and RAF helicopter crews.