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In front of a palm tree eradicated, a tiger passant guardant - approved by King George VI in February 1937. The badge commemorated the Squadron's association with Malaya, the travellers palm being a reference to the long flights so often undertake and the tiger is said to have been inspired by the labels on the bottles on the local Singaporean brew.
1918 - Formed in Felixstowe.
1946 - Returned to the UK from Singapore.
1962 - Transformed to a helicopter unit with the arrival of its first Whirlwind.
1972 - Declared combat ready with the Puma HC1.
Home Waters 1918*
Egypt and Libya 1940-1943*
Eastern Waters 1943-1945*
North Burma 1944*
(Honours marked with an asterisk may be emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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