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Providing rapid air mobility worldwide in support of the RAF on operations.
With all speed to the Stars
An elephant - approved by HM King Edward VIII in October 1936. The badge was based on an unofficial emblem first used in 1934 and commemorates the Squadron's first operational aircraft - the Martinsyde G100 'Elephant' - and the unit's long sojourn to India.
1914 - Formed at Hounslow Heath.
1945 - Became an air-jungle rescue unit.
1961 - One of the first units to carry the Blue Steel stand-off missile.
2003 - Took part in the Operation TELIC in Iraq.
2017 - Supported the UK relief effort in the Caribbean after Hurricane Irma.
Western Front 1916-1918*
North West Frontier 1930-1931
North West Frontier 1935-1939
North Burma 1944*
(Honours marked with an asterisk, may be emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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