No 705 Squadron, FAA

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NO 705 SQUADRON, FAA

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.

Origin/meaning

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


Literature: Image from https://www.ebay.com/. Information from Admiralty Badges Encyclopaedia by T.P. Stopford.

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