Either fight or die
- Based at RAF Waddington, providing air training and tactics advice to commanders and units for the tactical employment of air power.
- Previous aircraft include the Spitfire, Lightning and Phantom.
- Pilots Robert Stanford-Tuck and Geoffrey Wellum both flew with the Squadron.
- It shares its squadron number with a Battle of Britain class steam engine which runs on the Nene Valley railway.
1917 - Formed at London Colney as a scout fighter squadron.
1939 - Reformed at RAF Tangmere flying light bombers, before receiving Spitfires early the next year.
1942 - Left the UK for the Middle East and spent the Second World War in the Mediterranean theatre of operations.
1968 - Moved to RAF Gutersloh, Germany, flying the Lightning F.2A interceptor.
1992 - Stood up as a training unit at RAF Brawdy until 1994.
2009 - Reformed as the training and tactics element of the Air Warfare Centre at RAF Waddington