Royal Aircraft Establishment

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Arms (crest) of Royal Aircraft Establishment

Institutional Heraldry of the World :

  • United Kingdom
    • England

Official blazon

Arms : Azure, a key in pale, wards downwards, Or; on a chief embattled of the last a mural crown between on the dexter a naval crown and on the sinister an astral crown of the first.
Crest: Out of an astral crown Or, a pterodactyl displayed proper.
Motto: Alis apta scientis


The arms were officially granted on April 12, 1954.

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