612 Squadron RAuxAF

RAF Medical Reserves provides a full range of medical and supporting personnel.

"We stand guard by vigilance"


Based at Leuchars Station in Fife, 612 Squadron provides clinical personnel from the medical, nursing and health professional fields to support the UK military. Specialists in Aeromedical Evacuation and Deployed Pre-Hospital Care. Personnel are recruited in Northern England and Scotland.


1938   Formed at RAF Dyce (Aberdeen) in the Coastal Patrol role.

1941-1943   Fought in the battle of the Atlantic operating from various bases including Iceland.

1946   Re-roled as part of Fighter Command flying Spitfires.

1951   Became the first RAuxAF unit to fly the Vampire jet fighter which it retained until its disbandment in 1957.

1999   Reformed as a RAuxAF Medical Reserve Unit.

2003   Deployed to Iraq as an Aeromedical Surgical Support Unit.


612 Sqn RAF Medical Reserves, Leuchars Station, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 0UL

Phone: 01334 857974


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