A scorpion - approved by King George VI in December 1936.
- Based at RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus
- Has been stationed overseas since 1920
- Aircraft flown have included the Mosquito FBVI, Beverley, Whirlwind and the Wessex HAR2
- Provides an invaluable fire fighting capability to the Sovereign Base Area and Cyprus territory
1917 - Formed at Beaulieu.
1920 - Left the UK for the last time.
1940 - Flew during WWII in Africa, the Middle and the Far East.
2003 - The last RAF Squadron to operate the Westland Wessex.