Throughout the night we fly
A bat - approved by King Edward VIII in November 1936 as an authorised version of a badge highlighting the Squadron's night-bombing duties.
- Based at RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland
- Specialised in dropping large bombs including the 12,000lb Tallboy
- Aircraft flown have included the Vimy, Lancaster, Canberra and Vulcan
- The first RAF unit to conduct air strikes over Libya during Operation ELLAMY
1914 - Formed at St Omer.
1944 - Took part in the operation to sink the Tirpitz.
1982 - First Tornado squadron to be based at RAF Honington.
2014 - Conducting operations against Daesh in Syria and Iraq as part of Operation SHADER.
2019 - Converted to Typhoon squadron and relocated to RAF Lossiemouth.