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No. 65 Squadron
Active 1 August 1916 (RFC) to 1919
1934-1961
1964-1970
1970-1974
1986-1992
Motto Vi et armis
Latin:"By force of arms"
Insignia
Badge heraldry In front of fifteen swords in pile, the hilts in base, a lion passant

No. 65 Squadron is a squadron of the Royal Air Force.

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History

It was first formed on 1 August 1916 as a squadron of the Royal Flying Corps with a core provided from the training ground at Norwich.

It was last disbanded at RAF Coningsby in June 1992, by re-numbering as No. 56 (Reserve) Squadron, after serving as the Operational Conversion Unit for the Tornado F.2 and F.3 fighter, with the alternative identity of No. 229 OCU.

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