|No. 131 (County of Kent) Squadron RAF
||1 March 1918 – 17 August 1918
28 June 1941 – 10 June 1945
26 June 1945 – 10 March 1946
|| United Kingdom
|| Royal Air Force
||A horse in front of a sixteen point estoile.
||NX (Jun 1941 - Dec 1945)
No. 131 (County of Kent) Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed to be a night bomber unit in World War I and reformed as a fighter unit in World War II.
Formation and World War I
No. 131 Squadron Royal Flying Corps was formed on 1 March 1918 and became a unit of the Royal Air Force, but it disbanded on 17 August 1918 without becoming operational.
Reformation in World War II
The squadron reformed in 1941 as a fighter unit equipped with Spitfires and then provided air defence for convoys from RAF Atcham and Llanbedr in Wales. It then moved to India and was re-equipped with Thunderbolts. It was disbanded on 31 December 1945 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
No. 131 Squadron Spitfires
Aircraft operated by no. 131 Squadron RAF
||Republic P-47 Thunderbolt