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Ex Regular Aircrew and Support personnel augmenting Air Transport and Air to Air Refuelling at Brize Norton.
We wage war by night
1943 - Formed at RAF Mildenhall as a bomber squadron flying Shorts Stirlings.
1950-1953 - The Squadron was active flying Vickers Valettas as the only transport squadron in the RAuxAF.
1994 - Reformed to support the Hercules Force and originally known as 1359 Flight, the unit was embedded on the Hercules Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) at RAF Lyneham.
2012 - The use of the 622 designation was authorised by the Standing Committee of the Air Force Board.
RAF Brize Norton
622(R) Squadron does not have any Battle Honours at this time.
Manage the storage and service of food and beverages in dining rooms, VIP functions, perhaps even in-flight.
Weapon Technicians maintain and manage weapons and explosives used by the RAF, including aircraft bombs, ammunition and individual weapons carried by personnel.
Nurturing our most important assets is a top priority. Working alongside a range of external bodies you'll ensure the development of RAF personnel.
Flight Operations Managers plan aircraft tasks and manage Flight Operations teams providing a link between the operations rooms and the aircrew.
Flight Operation Assistants provide aircrews and air traffic controllers with the information to plan and execute missions safely.
Mechanical Aircraft Technicians specialise in airframes, engines and associated equipment on our aircraft. They are required to carry out maintenance and repair work on everything from engines to landing gear.
Avionics Technicians specialise in the electrical, electronic and sensory systems fitted to aircraft. These range from navigation devices to aircraft defensive aids systems.
622 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force, RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, OX18 3LX
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