More than 600
- A multi-role squadron, which deploys chiefly in support of major military headquarters.
- It is the only RAF squadron to have two official badges.
- Delivers air influence to the City of London, and in 2007 was awarded ‘Privileged Regiment Status’.
- Recruits within London, and is the only RAF reserve unit within the M25.
1925 - Formed at RAF Northolt in the bombing role, but was re-designated a fighter squadron in 1934.
1939-1945 - A night fighter unit flying in England, North Africa and Southern Europe.
1946-1957 - The squadron re-formed in the UK flying Spitfires, and then Gloster Meteors.
1999 - Reformed to support Permanent Joint Headquarters