No 705 Squadron, FAA

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History: First formed in 1936 as a Catapult Flight, only achieving Full Squadron Status in 1939. Reformed in 1947 at Royal Naval Air Station Gosport as a Helicopter Fleet Requirements Unit.

Coat of arms (crest) of the No 705 Squadron, FAA
Official blazon
English Barry wavy of ten white and blue; four wings conjoined in saltire gold.


The Conjoined Wings symbolises the Rotors of a Helicopter. The badge was approved in 1948.

Literature: Image from Information from Admiralty Badges Encyclopaedia by T.P. Stopford.

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