- Based at RAF Marham, is the joint RAF and Royal Navy Operational Conversion Unit for Lightning.
- Started as 7 Naval Air Squadron in 1916.
- Previous aircraft flown include the Airco DH.9A, Lancaster, Valiant and Tucano.
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Training the next generation of Lightning pilots from the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force.
Semper Paratus - Always Prepared
A winged lion statant. The design of this badge was based on a similar device which the unit had been unofficially using for some time previously.
1916 - Formed as a Royal Naval Air Service squadron at Petit-Synthe, France.
1918 - Became part of the RAF as 207 Squadron.
1938 - Became the Fairey Battle operational training unit at RAF Cottesmore.
1969 - Reformed at RAF Northolt as the RAF Communications Squadron, disbanding again in 1984.
2002 - Reformed at RAF Linton-on-Ouse as 207 (Reserve) Squadron conducting Basic Fast Jet Training for RAF and Royal Navy pilots, disbanding again in 2012.
2019 - Stood up as 207 Squadron at RAF Marham as the F-35 Lightning Operational Conversion Unit.
Western Front, 1916–1918
Biscay Ports, 1941–1945
German Ports, 1941–1945*
Fortress Europe 1941–1944
France & Germany, 1944–1945*
Honours marked with an asterisk* are those emblazoned on the Squadron Standard
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