92 Squadron Royal Air Force

Formed at London Colney 01-08-1917. Motto: Aut pugna aut morere (Either fight or die). Name: "East India". Fighter squadron.(code GR (39-40) QJ (40-46) DL (47-50)
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Spitfire R6923 QJ-S over southern England May 1941

Supermarine Spitfire QJ-S over southern England May 1941 - BFD

Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB (R6923, QJ-S) of Nº92 (East India) Squadron RAF based at Biggin Hill, Kent, UK. Flown here by Fl.Off. Alan Wright on 19th May 1941. On the afternoon of the 21st June '41 it was flown by Sgt. G.W.Aston on a bomber escort run over France and shot down a Bf 109 before it too got hit and had to ditch in the sea. Sgt. Aston survived and returned for duty that same evening.

CH Spitfire Mark VB ‘QJ-S’ of No 92 Squadron RAF based at Biggin Hill Kent banking towards the photographing aircraft. was originally a Mark I converted to a Mark V after serving with No

92 Squadron English Electric Lightning F.2 Lineup at RAF Gutersloh (1976)

92 Squadron English Electric Lightning Lineup at RAF Gutersloh

XN768/S Lightning F2 92Sqn R.A.F. West Germany

I thought this might bring back memories for some WIWOLs - radio traffic prior to and after the crash of Lightning as a result of an engine

Flying Officer Alan Wright's Spitfire Mk Vb, No. 92 Squadron out of Biggin Hill, Spring 1941.

"Spits NOT good at keeping their bottoms clean." KB Flying Officer Alan Wright's Spitfire Mk Vb, No. 92 Squadron out of Biggin Hill, Spring

Ground crew attend to Spitfire Mk I GR-A after a landing accident at RAF Pembrey on 22 July 1940. The pilot was Sgt Ronald H "Ronnie" Fokes who returned from a night sortie when the port undercarriage leg collapsed. At the time, No 92 Squadron RAF used the code GR when based at the airfield and QJ when stationed at RAF Biggin Hill.

Ground crew attend to Spitfire Mk I GR-A after a landing accident at RAF Pembrey…

Four pilots of No 92 Squadron RAF based at Manston, Kent, pick through the wreckage of a Junkers Ju 87B, which they shot down while it was attempting to attack a convoy in the English Channel. The Squadron Commander, Squadron Leader J A Kent, who led the section, examines a fire extinguisher at far left.

Four pilots of No 92 Squadron RAF based at Manston, Kent, pick through the wreckage of a Junkers Ju 87B, which they shot down while it was attempting to attack a convoy in the English Channel. The Squadron Commander, Squadron Leader J A Kent, who led the section, examines a fire extinguisher at far left.

Two Battle of Britain fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant  Brian Kingcome (left), commanding officer of No 92 Squadron RAF and his wingman, Flying Officer Geoffrey Wellum, next to a Spitfire at RAF Biggin Hill, Kent, 1941

holdhard: “ Two Battle of Britain fighter pilots, Flight Lieutenant Brian Kingcome (left), commanding officer of No 92 Squadron RAF and his wingman, Flying Officer Geoffrey Wellum, next to a Spitfire.

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