Awarded: March 1938

Blazon: A Salamander salient in Flames proper

Link: A Salamander is always ready to face danger

Motto: Latin: Nil nobis obstare potest – Nothing can stop us.

History: Formed Gosport 1 August 1917. Renumbered No 4 Sqn 1 January 1961, NB. The squadron reformed on 2 January 1967 and finally disbanded at Brawdy on 31 August 1992

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all who served with 79 Sqn most especially to those squadron members lost during 1940 in Defence of France and the Battle of Britain.


Battle Honours: No Standard.