RSAF 145 Squadron

Republic of Singapore Air Force - 145 Squadron

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Patch

RSAF-145 patch

Sources

David Weber

Handle

"Hornet"

Moto is "Swift and Valiant"

Heritage

SEP 1968: Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF), formed as the Singapore Air Defence Command (SADC) in 1968, and was renamed the RSAF in SEP 1975.

1984: Established with A-4S Skyhawks.

Home Ports

1984: Tengah Air Base

Air Wings

RSAF

Aircraft

Date Type First Received - - - - - - Type of Aircraft:

1984: A-4S-1 Skyhawk.

1984: TA-4S-1 Skyhawk.

1989: A-4SU Skyhawk.

1989: TA-4SU Skyhawk.

2004: F-16 Fighting Falcon

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Commanding Officers

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Awards

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Awards continued

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Events

1972: RSAF begins its purchase of A-4B Skyhawks.

1973: Two Skyhawk squadrons are formed, 142 Squadron, the Gryphon, at Tengah AB; and 143 Squadron, the Phoenix, at Changi AB.

1974: When I was a flight instuctor in VT-24 (Chase Field, Beeville, Texas) in 1974 we had 5-6 students from the Singapore AF going through transition training. I had the CO, Gary Yeo, as one of my students. They showed me pictures of the single- and two-seat A-4s waiting for them back home. "Dwarf"

1989: The 145 squadron flys the upgraded A-4SU Skyhawk. The older A-4S aircraft were all retired from the Skyhawk Squadrons by 1993.

2004: The A-4SU Skyhawk is retired and replaced with the F-16 Fighting Falcon.

Unit Photos

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Off-Duty Photos

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