No 72 Squadron, Royal Air Force

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Logo-new.jpg
Heraldry of the World
United Kingdom.jpg
British heraldry portal
Civic heraldry of the United Kingdom
Unitedkingdom-flag.gif

  • Overseas possessions
  • Total pages in the British section : 6,334
  • Total images in the British section : 5,573

NO 72 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE

History: Raised at Netheravon on 7 August 1917.

Title: Basutoland.


Coat of arms (crest) of the No 72 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

A swift volant azure.
Motto: Swift.

Origin/meaning

The Swift is symbolic of Speed. The badge was granted in February 1938.


Support the site:

Contact us:

Our partners:



© since 1995, Heraldry of the World, Ralf Hartemink

Literature: Image from Defence Brand Portal Ministry of Defence