Flying Squadron may refer to:
- The Flying Squadron (1869) a Royal Navy squadron of consisting at various times of some ten ships. It sailed on a world cruise to "show the flag" between June 1869 and November 1870.
- The Flying Squadron (1896), previously called the Particular Service Squadron, a British Royal Navy squadron that operated during a war scare in 1896.
- The Flying Squadron of America, a temperance organization.
- The Flying Squadron (US Navy), a U.S. Navy squadron that fought in the Spanish-American War.
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... A flying squadron, composed of the cruisers Yoshino, Takachiho, Akitsushima and Naniwa, led the Japanese vessels ... The Japanese advanced on the Beiyang Fleet in a column with the flying squadron leading in line astern formation with the dispatch vessels off to the port of the second squadron where ... Admiral Itoh ordered the Japanese flying squadron to strike at the weak Chinese flank ...
Famous quotes containing the words squadron and/or flying:
“Well gentlemen, this is it. This is what weve been waiting for. Tonight your target is Tokyo. And youre gonna play em the Star Spangled Banner with two-ton bombs. All youve got to do is to remember what youve learned and follow your squadron leaders. Theyll get you in, and theyll get you out. Any questions? All right thats all. Good luck to you. Give em hell.”
—Dudley Nichols (18951960)
“Awake! the land is scattered with light, and see,
Uncanopied sleep is flying from field and tree:”
—Robert Bridges (18441930)