No. 116 Squadron RAF

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No. 116 Squadron RAF
Active 1917–18 (RFC)
1941–45 & 1952–58 (RAF)
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Branch Air Force Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Air Force
Role Bomber Command and Anti-Aircraft Calibration
Motto "Precision in Defence"
Aircraft Lysander
Hawker Hurricane
Tiger Moth
Avro Anson
Airspeed Oxford
Vickers Varsity
Avro Lincoln
Battle honours World War I 1917-1918
World War II
Home Defence 1941-1945
Squadron badge In front of a flash of lightning, a pair of dividers.
Squadron codes ZD (Allocated Apr 1939 - Sep 1939)
II (Apr 1939 - Sep 1939)

No. 116 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force squadron first formed as part of the Royal Flying Corps during World War I. Reformed as part of the RAF during World War II it served as an anti-aircraft calibration unit and also operated post-war from 1952 until 1958.


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