“Tradition does not die in the ashes but is carried forward in the flames”

Royal Auxiliary Air Force Foundation

 Patron:  HRH  The  Duke  of  Gloucester

 FORCE HISTORY


CHRONOLOGICAL

SQUADRONS AND UNITS

VIGNETTES

Overview

Flying Squadrons

First Flight Over Everest

Up to 1935

Fighter Control Units

The Great Escape

1935 to 1939

Balloon Squadrons


1939 to 1945

Women’s Auxiliary Air Force


1945 to 1979



1979 to 2000



2000 to 2012