- Based at RAF Waddington, hub of the RAF's Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance fleet
- Flew low-level tank contact patrols in WWI
- Aircraft flown have included the Vincent, Liberator, Hunter FGA9 and the Shackleton AEW2
- Provided air security for the 2012 London Olympics
1915 - Formed at Brooklands.
1956 - Took part in the Suez crisis.
1991 - E-3D entered RAF service.
2003 - Took part in Operation TELIC in Iraq.