Awarded: June 1937 (BR20)

Blazon: In front of a Rising Sun Or an Eagle wings elevated Sable perched on a Sword Argent hilted Or

Link: The rising sun indicates the unit’s long association with the East.The eagle perched on a sword in the shape of a Talvar symbolizes the Squadron’s long association with the Army in India.

Motto: (Latin) Facta non verba – Deeds not words.

History: Formed at Netheravon 1 September 1915 and became a Reserve Sqn on 1 September 1992.

Sponsored by Flt Lt Norman J Robinson RAF (Rtd) in Memory of all aircrew who lost their lives during WW I, WW II and the Gulf  War.

Battle Honours: 1.Somme 1916. 2.Arras. 3.Ypres 1917. 4.Somme 1918. 5.North Burma 1943-44  6. Arakan 1943-44  7.Manipur 1944. 8.Burma 1944-45. 9.Western Front 1916-18. 10.Lys. 11.Hindenburg Line. 12 Gulf 1991.