1957


The squadron operated as a light bomber squadron throughout 1957


Stationed at:

  • RAF Upwood (Cambridgeshire)

Role

  • Light bomber squadron, equipped for high altitude strategic bombing (SACEUR assigned unit)

Command

  • No. 1 Group, Bomber Command

Personnel

  • Commanding Officer:
    • Squadron Leader RG Price DFC
  • Strength:

Notes: In February 1957, the squadron amalgamated with No 18 Squadron and it sub divided into 3 Flights (A, B and C)

Activities

  • Training
    • Continuation Training (ground and air)
    • Operational Training (ground and air)
  • Assessment / Classification
    • Peer Reviews (as part of annual assessment)
    • Classification (individuals and crews)
  • Rangers
    • To be added
  • Exercises (at Command, Group, Station, Squadron, Flight or Crew level)
    • To be added
  • Flying Displays
    • To be added

Aircraft (from a station pool)

Canberra Profile © Malcolm Barrass

Aircraft Losses and Incidents

Aircraft losses and incidents were as follows: