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Logistics support squadron, providing personnel to augment the Royal Air Force at home and abroad.
Avenges in the wind
1928 - Formed at Hucknall as a Special Reserve unit, combining Regulars and Reservists.
1936 - Became part of Fighter Command.
1940 - Flew Hurricanes during the Battle of Britain, with pilot Ray Holmes ramming a Dornier bomber attacking Buckingham Palace.
1957 - Disbanded after having flown the Gloster Meteor jet fighter.
1999 - Reformed at RAF Cottesmore as a support squadron, before becoming a Force Protection squadron and trasferring to logistics in 2013.
France and Low Countries 1940*
Battle of Britain 1940*
Home Defence 1940–42*
Fortress Europe 1942–44*
France and Germany 1944–45*
Plan, organise and prepare meals for our personnel at home, overseas, on the ground and in the air. RAF Chefs also cater for VIPs and cook in the field under canvas.
RAF Drivers operate cars, minibuses, cranes and specialist vehicles to ensure RAF personnel and equipment are in the right place at the right time.
Manage the vital assets the RAF relies on - from their receipt right through to their disposal.
Logistics Officers manage the movement of the people, transport and equipment necessary to keep aircraft flying.
504 Squadron, RAF Wittering, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE8 6HB
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