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142 Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force
Service history
Active 1974-2005,2016-Present
Role Fighter-bomber
Motto "Honour and Glory"
Commanders
Insignia
Insignia Gryphon

The 142 Squadron "Gryphon" of the Republic of Singapore Air Force is a fighter-bomber squadron based at Paya Lebar Air Base, the squadron goes by the motto "Honour and Glory" with the Gryphon adopted as its mascot. According to IHS Janes, it is the second Singapore-based F-15SG Squadron.[1]

HistoryEdit

Formerly based in Tengah Air Base, 142 SQN was RSAF's first A-4 squadron and also the last to fly the upgraded A-4SU Super Skyhawk in 2005. 142 SQN was RSAF Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) for the A-4 as well as serving air to ground attack roles.[2]

Currently,142 Squadron is based at Paya Lebar Air Base as the second squadron operating F-15SG Strike Eagles, alongside the current 149 Squadron which is also based there.

AchievementsEdit

Aircraft operatedEdit

  1. 18 T/A-4SU Super Skyhawks (Fighter-bomber)(1974-2005)[3]
  2. ? F-15SG(2016–present)

ReferencesEdit

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