Awarded: March 1944

Blazon: A Gull volant Or carrying in the beak a Flash of Lightning Gules.

Link: The badge represents the destruction carried to the enemy across the sea.

Motto: Latin: Ad libertatem volamus – We fly to freedom.

History: Formed at Shoreham on 1 September 1917 and finally disbanded at Oakington on 25 April 1946.

Battle Honours: No Standard.

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all who served with No 86 Squadron.