Institute of Aviation Medicine

Awarded: August 1962

Blazon: Daedalus proper wings Azure ascending into the Cosmos Or

Link: The functions of this unit consist of study, testing and experiment in matters affecting the effects on man, and safeguarding air crews against unnecessary risks.

Date of Issue: August 1962

Motto: Ut secure volent – That they may fly free from care

History: Opened 30 April 1945 renamed RAF School of Aviation Medicine on 1 April 1994

Sponsored by Air Commodore Ian McCoubrey and dedicated to all Medical Officer Pilots and Flight Medical Officers