- Based at RAF Brize Norton, home of the RAF's transport and air-to-air refueling capability
- Had the first British fighter equipped with a machine gun synchronised to fire through the propeller
- Aircraft flown have included the Camel, Liberator VI, Dakota and the Hercules
- Provided vital support to the UK relief effort in the Caribbean after hurricane Irma
1916 - Formed at Farnborough.
1928 - Took part in the world's first large-scale airborne evacuation from Kabul.
1956 - Dropped parachute troops in to Port Said during the Suez Crisis.
2010 - The Hercules squadron disbanded while awaiting for Atlas (A400M).