Awarded: June 1937 (BR46)

Blazon: Two Arrowheads surmounted by a third all in bend Gules.

Link: The arrows stand for speed in getting into action. They are placed to represent three aircraft climbing rapidly.

Motto: We rise to conquer.

History: Formed Wyton 19 April 1916  Disbanded Thorney Island 31 August 1975.

Commissioned by Bardufoss Main Air Station in Memory of the brave personnel of No 46 Squadron which operated from Bardufoss on the Narvik Front in 1940.

Battle Honours: 1. Messines 1917. 2. Cambrai 1917. 3. Somme 1918. 4. Norway 1940. 5. Battle of Britain 1940. 6.Malta 1941-42. 7. El Alamein. 8. South-East Europe 1944. 9. Western Front 1916-18. 10. Home Defence 1917. 11. Hindenburg Line. 12. Home Defence 1940-41. 13. Fortress Europe 1941. 14. Egypt & Libya 1942-43. 15. Mediterranean 1942-43