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10 Experimental Squadron

Ottawa, Ontario
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
November 20, 2008
Vol. V, p. 362

Badge of the 10 Experimental Squadron

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Blazon

Badge

Argent four aircraft propeller blades in cross Azure surmounted by the Roman numeral X Gules charged with a cogwheel Or, in base two bars wavy Azure;

Motto

SUPERBIA IN PROGRESSUM;


Symbolism

Badge

The propeller, cogwheel and waves indicate that this was a Royal Canadian Navy experimental air squadron. The Roman numeral X (10) also alludes to the word “Experimental” in the unit’s title.

Motto

Meaning “Pride in progress”.