30 Squadron Royal Air Force

Page 3 of "An Introduction to Iraq" provides a brief history of 30 Squadron (one of the Royal Air Force squadrons to be based at RAF Hinaidi during the inter-war years). At the time of publication (August 1935) the commanding officer of 30 Squadron was Squadron Leader (later Air Vice Marshall) Arthur L Fiddament DFC. The aircraft in the background, Serial Number K4053, was a Hawker Hardy on charge with 30 Squadron.

Brief history of 30 Squadron RAF, from its formation in 1914 until it was stationed at RAF Hinaidi