Luqa

Blazon: In front of a Maltese Cross per pale Argent/Gules a Castle Or

Link: The design indicates that this important airfield in Malta withstood every attack against it throughout the siege of the ‘Island Fortress’ and remained on the offensive through all the Mediterranean campaigns.

Date of Issue: February 1945

Motto: Maltese: Mitjar qatt mirbuh – An airfield never beaten

History: Opened May 1940 and closed on 31 March 1979

Sponsored by Just Wood and dedicated to all who served at RAF Luqa