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Formed 01-Sep-1915 at Gosport. Motto: Motto Semper Aggressus - Always having attacked. Fighter squadron (Code:YP)
A Gloster Javelin FAW.9R (XH890) of No 23 Squadron banking away from the camera clearly showing the identification markers and the missile complement of De Havilland Firestreak infra-red homing air-to-air missiles. This aircraft is flying from No. 23 Squadron's base at RAF Coltishall, Norfolk. From the IWM collection THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1950 - 1967 shared under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.

RAF-T A Gloster Javelin of No 23 Squadron banking away from the camera clearly showing the identification markers and the missile complement of De Havilland Firestreak infra-red homing air-to-air missiles

Malta, Luqa Airfield, June 1943: the Commander of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, already on flight dress, and his observer looking at their de Havilland Mosquito II aircraft “P-Peter” while other members of the Squadron watch from atop the blast wall at the Dispersal Point. The four 20mm cannon are corked to prevent dirt damaging them. Victor Sierra

Malta, Luqa Airfield, June the Commander of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air…

Mosquito Mark II, DZ230 ‘YP-A’, piloted by Wing Commander P G Wykeham-Barnes, Commanding Officer of No. 23 Squadron RAF, based at Luqa, flying past Filfla Island south-west of Malta.  JUNE 1943

The Royal Air Force in Malta, June 1943 A De Havilland Mosquito II of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force flying over Malta.

English Electric Lightning F Mk 1 - 23 Squadron RAF 1964    Clavework Graphics

English Electric Lightning F Mk 1 - 23 Squadron RAF 1964 Clavework Graphics

The CO of No 23 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Wing Commander John B Selby, DSO, DFC, framed against the nose and engine of his De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft `P-Peter', Malta, 27 June 1943. The four .303in machine guns are corked to prevent dirt damaging them.

TR The CO of No 23 Squadron Royal Air Force Wing Commander John B Selby DSO DFC framed against the nose and engine of his De Havilland Mosquito II aircraft `P-Peter' Malta 27 June 1943

DD712 DH Mosquito NF Mk. II, 23 Squadron  RAF 1942. by Clavework Graphics

DD712 DH Mosquito NF Mk. II, 23 Squadron RAF 1942. by Clavework Graphics

No 23 Squadron History

No 23 Squadron History

1945. From a fantastic blog about 23 Squadron during WWII, especially the time with Mosquitos at Little Snoring, 1944-45.

French-Canadian Mosquito pilot with RAF 23 Squadron based at Little Snoring.


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