207 Squadron, Royal Air Force

formed on April 1st 1918 from 7 Squadron RNAS at Couderkerque, France. motto: Seper paratus (Always prepared). Code: EM
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Three Avro Lancaster B1's of No 207 Squadron RAF, over the English countryside - World War 2

Three Avro Lancaster of No 207 Squadron RAF, over the English countryside - World War 2

Armourers make final checks on the bomb load of an Avro Lancaster B Mark I of No. 207 Squadron RAF at Syerston, Nottinghamshire, before a night bombing operation to Bremen, Germany. The mixed load (Bomber Command executive codeword ‘Usual’), consists of a 4,000-lb HC bomb (‘cookie’) and small bomb containers (SBCs) filled with 30-lb incendiaries, with the addition of four 250-lb target indicators (TI).

Lancaster bomb bay showing "Usual" Area bombardment mix of "Cookie" blast bomb and incendiary bombs

Vickers Valiant B1 XD865 207 Sqn RAF Marham

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Avro Manchester Mk.I of No.207 Squadron at RAF Waddington

La sección delantera de un Manchester Mark I en Waddington, Lincolnshire,

Avro Manchester Mark I, L7284 EM-D, of No. 207 Squadron RAF based at Waddington, Lincolnshire, in flight.

Avro Manchester Mark I, EM-D, of No. 207 Squadron RAF based at Waddington, Lincolnshire, in flight.

Handley PageHP.12 (O/400) Unit: 207 Sqn, RAF Serial: B-I (D4563) Based at Ligescourt, France in 1918, the squadron was the first to operate Handley Page...

Handley Unit: 207 Sqn, RAF Serial: B-I Based at Ligescourt, France in the squadron was the first to operate Handley Page.

207 Squadron RAF History - Dedication and Unveiling of the new Airfield Memorial at the site of RAF Spilsby

207 Squadron RAF History - Dedication and Unveiling of the new Airfield Memorial at the site of RAF Spilsby

Air mechanics of No. 207 Squadron RAF moving a big bomb by rail-trolley to load it on to a night bombing aeroplane. Ligescourt, 29 August 1918. The caption on the bomb reads: "A little hell pie from the RAF.

Air mechanics of No. 207 Squadron RAF moving a big bomb by rail-trolley to load it on to a night bombing aeroplane. Ligescourt, 29 August The caption on the bomb reads: "A little hell pie from the RAF.

RAF 207 Squadron Manchester in flight, circa 1940-1941

[Photo] RAF 207 Squadron Manchester in flight, circa 1940-1941

A 207 Squadron Avro Manchester I in flight on 12 September The squadron reformed at RAF Waddington on November 1940 for the express purpose of bringing the new medium bomber into operational service.

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