Naught escapes us
- Based at RAF Brize Norton, testing the capability of Hercules and Atlas (A400M)
- Flew anti submarine patrols during the World War Two
- 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.