17 Sqn, Canberra PR.7 WH798 'W'

No. 17 Squadron (sometimes written as No. XVII Squadron) is a squadron of the Royal Air Force. It was reformed in April 2013 as the Operational Evaluation Unit for the F-35 Lightning II.

Active 1 February 1915 – 4 November 1919
1 April 1924 – 23 February 1948
11 February 1949 – 13 March 1951
1 June 1956 – 31 December 1969
1 September 1970 – 31 March 1999
1 September 2002 – 12 April 2013
12 April 2013 – present
Role Operational Evaluation
Garrison/HQ Edwards AFB
Motto(s) "Excellere Contende" (Strive to excel)
 

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