Awarded: December 1936
Blazon: Issuant from two Logs fesswise in saltire enflamed proper a Phoenix Azure.
Link: The origins of this lies in France during WW I when the whole of the flying personnel became casualties within a few days, but it remained in action with new personnel drafted into it.
Motto: Latin: Corpus non animum muto – I change my body not my spirit.
History: Formed Copmanthorpe 8 June 1916 and became a Reserve Sqn 12 October 1992. Note. Finally disbanded at Lyneham in March 2002, after completion of the artwork.
Sponsored by David W James on behalf of the people of Cheltenham.
Battle Honours: 1. Western Front 1916-18. 2. Amiens. 3. France & Low Countries 1939-40 4. Norway 1940. 5. Channel & North Sea 1940 6. Ruhr 1941-43. 7. Berlin 1941-43. 8. France & Germany 1944-45. 9. Fortress Europe 1941-44. 10. Walcheren.