RAF HERALDRY TRUST

Our aim is to catalogue and preserve the heraldic badges of all RAF units past and present.

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39 Squadron History

No.39 Squadron The Winged Bomb: History of 39 Squadron RAF Author: Ken Delve Publisher: Midland Counties Publication Date:...
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RNZAF Squadrons

WANT TO SPONSOR AN RNZAF SQUADRON? The following squadrons have not yet been completed as part of the RAF Heraldry Trust collection: RNZAF: 487, 488, 489,...
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RAAF Squadrons

WANT TO SPONSOR AN RAAF SQUADRON? The following squadrons have not yet been completed as part of the RAF Heraldry Trust collection: RAAF: 450, 453, 455,...
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RCAF Squadrons

WANT TO SPONSOR AN RCAF SQUADRON? The following squadrons have not yet been completed as part of the RAF Heraldry Trust collection: RCAF: 402, 403, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, 410, 411, 412, 413, 415, 416, 419, 420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 425, 426, 427, 428, 429, 431, 432,...
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Glasgow & Strathclyde UAS

Glasgow & Strathclyde UAS Awarded: Unofficial copy of Glasgow UAS badge Blazon: In front of a Sword erect the point upwards Argent hilted and pomelled Or a grey Dove volant in bend holding in the beak a Sprig of Olive Vert fructed Sable Link: A dove carrying an...
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Tactical Communications Wing

Tactical Communications Wing Awarded: CC No 38 Group TCW Blazon: In front of a Flash of Lightning in bend Azure a Rock Dove volant recursant wings extended in bend sinister proper. Link: The dove is symbolic of peaceful communications whilst the flash represents...
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No. 4624 (County of Oxford) Movements Squadron

No. 4624 (County of Oxford) Movements Squadron Awarded: May 1985 Blazon: A pair of Wings conjoined in base Azure surmounting a Compass Rose of four Cardinal Points Or/Gules Link: The compass rose symbolises the Squadron’s worldwide deployment role within NATO...
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Institute of Aviation Medicine

Institute of Aviation Medicine Awarded: August 1962 Blazon: Daedalus proper wings Azure ascending into the Cosmos Or Link: The functions of this unit consist of study, testing and experiment in matters affecting the effects on man, and safeguarding air crews against...
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Inspectorate of Recruiting

Inspectorate of Recruiting Awarded: May 1946 Blazon: A Hurt enfiled by an Astral Crown Or Link: The Astral Crown is symbolic of all activities connected with aviation, in conjunction with a Hurt, the circular shape of which is reminiscent of the traditional ‘King’s...
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No. 16 Group

No. 16 Group Awarded: October 1951 Blazon: A Lion rampant Sable crowned with an Astral Crown Or holding in the forepaws a Trident of the second Link: The badge indicates the duties of the Group’s units – often over the sea Date of Issue: October 1951 Motto: We...
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