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Securing the skies and providing superior air defence at home and on operations.
Swifter and keener than eagles
Two eagles volant in pale - approved by King George VI in May 1937. The badge commemorates the unit's First World War operation of two-seater fighter-reconnaissance aircraft, eagles being chosen to symbolise speed and strength.
1915 - Formed at Netheravon.
1952 - First unit to operate the Venom FB1.
1988 - Together with No V (AC) Squadron they became the last squadron to operate the Lightning aircraft.
2007 - Stood up as a multi-role Typhoon squadron.
Western Front 1915-1918*
North-West Frontier 1930-1931
North-West Frontier 1935-1939
East Africa 1940
Egypt and Libya 1940-1942*
Ceylon April 1942
North Burma 1943-1944*
(Honours marked with an asterisk, may be emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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