Naught escapes us
- Based at RAF Brize Norton, testing the capability of Hercules and Atlas (A400M).
- Flew anti submarine patrols during the Second World War.
- Former aircraft include the Avro Shackleton, the Nimrod and Avro Anson.
- Moved from MoD Boscombe Down in 2014 to begin testing the Atlas (A400M) at RAF Brize Norton.
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.