The Royal Air Force was formed on 1 April 1918 and, as a Royal Air Force establishment, Cranwell became the headquarters of No. 12 Group for the last few months of the war. After the cessation of hostilities in November 1918, the Chief of the Air Staff , Sir Hugh Trenchard , was determined to maintain the Royal Air Force as an independent service rather than let the Army and Navy control air ...
15/08/2020 · RAF College Cranwell is a thriving RAF Station in the heart of Lincolnshire with a long and distinguished history dating back to its foundations as a Royal Navy Training Establishment in 1916. It was the world’s first Air Academy and today, it continues to select and train the next generation of officers and aircrew.
La Royal Air Force, spesso abbreviata in RAF, è l'attuale aeronautica militare del Regno Unito e parte integrante delle forze armate del Regno Unito. Venne istituita il 1º aprile 1918 ,  assumendo un ruolo significativo nella storia militare britannica.
These include the Royal Air Force Leadership Centre and the RAF Centre for Air Power Studies, both based at RAF Cranwell, and the Air Warfare Centre, based at RAF Waddington and RAF Cranwell. Non-commissioned officer training and developmental courses occur at RAF Halton and officer courses occur at the Joint Services Command and Staff College at Shrivenham.
For over a hundred years the Royal Air Force has defended the skies of Britain and projected Britain’s power and influence around the world. What we do We work with our UK and international partners to watch the skies, respond to threats, prevent conflict, and provide assistance in an uncertain world.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) operates several stations throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. This includes front-line and training air bases, support, administrative and training stations with no flying activity, unmanned airfields used for training, intelligence gathering stations and an early warning radar network.
17/11/2022 · Air Commodore P T G Lester RAFR to be promoted Air Vice-Marshal in the Royal Air Force Reserves and appointed to the Senior Directing Staff of the Royal College of Defence Studies, London with effect from 4 May 2021 in succession to Air Vice-Marshal J Philliban RAFR.