No 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force

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NO 78 SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE

History: Raised at Hove in November 1916.

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 78 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Official blazon

An heraldic tiger rampant double queued Or.
Motto: Nemo non paratus.

Origin/meaning

The Tiger double queued symbolise that the Squadron was at one time equipped with Whitley IV Aircraft with twin Rudders and two Tiger Engines. The Motto translates as "Nobody unprepared". The badge was granted in November 1939.


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