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427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron
Confirmation of the blazon of a Badge
March 15, 2012
Vol. VI, p. 120
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Argent a maple leaf Vert overall a lion rampant Or;
FERTE MANUS CERTAS;
The lion represents England and the maple leaf Canada. Together, they indicate that this Canadian squadron was formed in England during the Second World War.
This Latin phrase means “Strike with a sure hand”.
Canada Gazette Information
The announcement of the Letters Patent was made on November 3, 2012, in Volume 146, page 3054 of the Canada Gazette.
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The badge was originally approved in October 1943.