|No. 181 Squadron RAF
||25 August 1942 – 30 September 1945
|| United Kingdom
|| Royal Air Force
||Latin: Irruimus vastatum (We rush in and destroy)
||An erased eagles head in front of two swords
||EL (August 1942 - September 1945)
No. 181 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed as a fighter-bomber unit in World War II.
The squadron formed on 25 August 1942 at RAF Duxford and was supplied with Hurricanes and Typhoons. It then operated the Typhoons from several locations in the United Kingdom including RAF Snailwell, RAF Lasham, RAF Odiham and RAF Hurn. It attacked V-1 flying bomb launch sites and supported the Normandy landings in June 1944. It then relocated to France where it followed the allied advance across Europe seeking targets of opportunity. It disbanded in Lubeck, Germany on 30 September 1945.
Aircraft operated by no. 181 Squadron RAF
- ↑ C.G.Jefford (1988). RAF Squadrons. UK Airlife Publishing. ISBN 1-85310-053-6.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>