'Guardian of the Army'
- Based at RAF Lossiemouth, one of two Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) stations in the UK
- One of the first fixed-wing units of the Royal Flying Corps
- Aircraft flown have included the Spitfire XI, Phantom FGR2 and the Tornado GR1A
- II (AC) Squadron have conducted QRA missions from Estonia as part of Baltic Air Policing
1912 - Formed at Farnborough.
1915 - 2nd Lt Rhodes-Moorhouse was the first airman to be awarded the Victoria Cross.
1944 - Brought back the first aerial photographs of the D-Day Landings.
2016 - The Typhoon FGR4 marks the 23rd aircraft type in the squadron's 104 years.