Air Marshall Jacklin was the Air Force Commander between 1949 and 1960. On his retirement he presented a Silver Trophy to the Air Force which was to be presented annually to the Squadron that had shown the best all round performance for the year.
The decision on the recipient Squadron was made by the Air Staff.
1960: No.3 Squadron - Initial Award of the Trophy
1963: No 4 Squadron
Sqn Ldr "Ozzie" Penton receives the Jacklin Trophy from AVM RAF Bentley on behalf of No 4 Sqn.
1964: No 7 Squadron
1968: No.7 Squadron (Second Award)
1968: No.7 Squadron (Second Award) Click on the photo for larger view.
Norman Walsh receives the Jacklin Trophy from AVM "Ted" Jacklin (retd) on behalf of No 7 Sqn, 1968.
Sqn Ldr Norman Walsh with the Jacklin Trophy, 1968
Fltr: Mick Grier, Bernie Collocott, John Ness, Butch Gaydon, Norman Walsh, John Norman, Ian Harvey, PB
1969: No.4 Squadron - June 1969
Sqn Ldr Peter Cooke receives the Jacklin Trophy from AVM RAF Bentley on behalf of No 4 Squadron, 1969
1973: No.5 Squadron - 27th August 1973 (3rd Award)
1974: No.1 Squadron - 17th May 1974
1978: No 7 Squadron (Third Award)
Sqn Ldr Harold Griffith receives the Jacklin Trophy from Air Marshall Mick McLaren on behalf of No 7 Sqn 1978