56 Squadron, Royal Air Force

Formed at Gosport 9th June 1916. motto: Quid si coelum ruat (What if heaven falls?) Code: LR (39-41) US , ON(46-48), US. Fighter Squadron
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Hawker Typhoon Mark IB of No. 56 Squadron RAF runs up its engine in a revetment at Matlask, Norfolk, before taking off on a 'Rhubarb' (a harassing fighter operation) over Holland.

Hawker Typhoon Mark IB of No. 56 Squadron RAF runs up its engine in a revetment at Matlask, Norfolk, before taking off on a 'Rhubarb' (a harassing fighter operation) over Holland.

A very colorful British Electric Lightning from the No. 56 Squadron.

A very colorful British Electric Lightning from the No. 56 Squadron.

English Electric Lightning F.3,        56 Squadron, RAF Wattisham, 1965

English Electric Lightning F.3, 56 Squadron, RAF Wattisham, 1965

English Electric Lightning F.Mk 1A of 56Sqn 'The Firebirds' display team

English Electric Lightning F.Mk 1A of 56Sqn 'The Firebirds' display team

RAF 56 Sqn English Electric Lightning F.6 XS901/T (1976) Colour Photo | eBay

RAF 56 Sqn English Electric Lightning F.6 XS901/T (1976) Colour Photo | eBay

Pilots and Hurricanes of No 56 Punjab Squadron at Duxford 2 January 1942

Pilots and Hurricanes of No 56 Punjab Squadron at Duxford 2 January 1942

'The Firebirds': 56 Squadron Lightnings .

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Sleek: A Hawker Hunter F5 WP183 of 56 Squadron in flight from former station RAF Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire on 16 April 1956

In Cold War pictures, how the RAF has always been ready to face Russia

Sleek: A Hawker Hunter F5 WP183 of 56 Squadron in flight from former station RAF Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire on 16 April 1956

A Royal Air Force Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB (EK183, "US-A") of No. 56 Squadron RAF at RAF Matlaske, Norfolk (UK), on 21 April 1943. This aircraft was flown by Squadron Leader T.H.V Pheloung (Oamaru, New Zealand).

A Royal Air Force Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB (EK183, "US-A") of No. 56 Squadron RAF at RAF Matlaske, Norfolk (UK), on 21 April 1943. This aircraft was flown by Squadron Leader T.H.V Pheloung (Oamaru, New Zealand).


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English Electric Lightning F6  XS904 at Bruntingthorpe aerodrome during the Cold War Jets Day 3rd May 2009

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English Electric Lightening - though why anyone would care that I like this is beyond me!

English Electric Lightening - though why anyone would care that I like this is beyond me!

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