Squadron History

10 Squadron
Heavier-than-air Experimental Air Squadron [VX 10] (1953-70)
Royal Canadian Navy

Formed in March 1953 and disbanded in June 1970 when it was "absorbed" into the Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE) at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.

Role: Performed testing and evaluation of all new aircraft, equipment and modifications that would eventually enter service with the RCN.

Aircraft Flown: Grumman Avenger , Beechcraft Expeditor , Fairey Firefly , Bell HTL-4 , Hawker Sea Fury , Sikorsky H04S , Grumman Sentinel , Grumman Tracker , McDonnell Banshee , Sikorsky Sea King

Home Base: Shearwater, NS

Ships Served On: N/A

Colours: Red & White

Motto: Superbia In Progressum (Pride In Progress)