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The Heavy Aircraft Test & Evaluation Squadron.
Naught escapes us
1916 - Formed as a Royal Naval Air Service fighter unit.
1918 - Reformed as a bomber unit, and renumbered 206 on 1 April.
1936 - 206 Squadron reformed at RAF Manston providing advanced flying training for newly fledged pilots.
1944 - Converted to Consolidated Liberators.
2009 - The Heavy Aircraft Test & Evaluation Squadron, based at MOD Boscombe Down, became 206 (Reserve) Squadron.
RAF Brize Norton
Western Front 1916-1918*
Channel and North Sea 1939-1945*
Atlantic 1939 and 1941-1945*
Invasion Ports 1940
Fortress Europe 1940 and 1942*
German Ports 1940 and 1942
Biscay 1941 and 1943-1944*
South Atlantic 1982
(Honours marked with an asterisk, may be emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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