Queen's University Air Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY AIR SQUADRON, ROYAL AIR FORCE VOLUNTEER RESERVE

History: Formed at Belfast in 1941.

Coat of arms (crest) of the Queen's University Air Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Official blazon

In front of a pair of wings conjoined in base a hand couped at the wrist gules holding a torch.
Motto: To seek new knowledge and new horizons.

Origin/meaning

The Torch and Wings symbolises Learning and Aviation. The Red Hand alludes to the Badge of Ulster and the location of the Unit. The badge was granted in March 1949.


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Literature: Image from Defence Brand Portal Ministry of Defence. Information from Knights of the Sky Part 3 Support Squadron - Teams by B.R. Holliss and R. Symons.