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Delivering battle winning air power.
First into Indian skies
In front of a wreath of laurel, a mullet - approved by King George VI in June 1937. The badge was based on an unofficial emblem, the mullet indicating the Star of India and the Squadron's claim to being the first military unit to fly in India.
1915 - Formed at Farnborough.
1941 - Spent the duration of WWII operating transport duties in the Far East.
1955 - Moved to RAF Laarbruch, in Germany flying Canberras.
2014 - Last RAF jet unit to return from Operation HERRICK
North West Frontier 1916-1918*
North West Frontier 1939
Egypt and Libya 1941-1942*
North Burma 1943-1944*
(Honours’ marked with an asterisk, are emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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