List of Royal Air Force aircraft independent flights

This is a list of Royal Air Force independent Flights. An independent Flight is a military administrative structure which is used to command flying units where the number of aircraft is not large enough to warrant a fully fledged squadron.

RAF Coastal based numbered Flights 1918–1929

(Flying Boat) Flights
  • No. 300 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 306 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 309 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 310 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 311 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 318 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 319 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 320 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 321 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 322 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 324 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 325 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 326 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 327 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 328 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 329 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 330 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 333 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 334 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 335 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 336 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 337 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 339 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 341 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 345 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 346 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 347 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 348 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 349 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 350 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 351 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 352 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 353 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 357 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 358 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 359 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 360 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 361 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 362 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 363 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF
  • No. 367 (Flying Boat) Flight RAF

(Seaplane) Flights

  • No. 400 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 401 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 402 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 403 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 404 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 405 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 406 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 407 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 408 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 409 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 410 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 412 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 413 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 414 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 415 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 416 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 417 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 418 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 419 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 420 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 421 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 424 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 425 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 426 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 427 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 428 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 429 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 430 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 431 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 432 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 433 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 434 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 435 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 436 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 437 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 438 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 439 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 440 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 441 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 442 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 443 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 444 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 445 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 446 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 447 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 448 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 449 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 450 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 451 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 452 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 453 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 454 (Seaplane) Flight RAF
  • No. 455 (Seaplane) Flight RAF

(Fighter) Flights

  • No. 470 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 471 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 472 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 473 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 474 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 475 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 476 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 477 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 478 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 479 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 480 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 481 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 482 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 483 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 484 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 485 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 486 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 487 (Fighter) Flight RAF

(Light Bomber) Flights

  • No. 490 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 491 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 492 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 493 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 494 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 495 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 496 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 497 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 498 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 499 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF

(Special Duty) Flights

  • No. 500 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 501 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 502 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 503 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 504 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 505 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 506 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 507 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 508 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 509 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 510 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 511 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 512 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 513 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 514 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 515 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 516 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 517 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 518 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 519 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 520 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 521 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 522 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 523 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 524 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 525 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 526 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 527 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 528 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 529 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 530 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 531 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 532 (Special Duty) Flight RAF
  • No. 533 (Special Duty) Flight RAF

(Light Bomber) Flights

  • No. 534 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 550 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 551 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 552 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 553 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 554 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 555 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 556 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 557 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 558 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 559 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 560 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 561 (Light Bomber) Flight RAF

(Anti-Submarine) Flights

  • No. 562 (Anti-Submarine) Flight RAF

Royal Air Force Numbered Flights 1923–36

later Fleet Air Arm of the RAF numbered Flights.[1][2]

FlightFormed atFormed onDisbanded atDisbanded onNotes
No. 401 (Fleet Fighter) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars1 April 1923RAF Netheravon3 April 1933Renamed No. 401 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became 801 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 402 (Fleet Fighter) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars1 April 1923RAF Netheravon3 April 1933Renamed No. 402 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became 800 Naval Air Squadron
No. 403 (Fleet Fighter) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars1 April 1923RAF Kai Tak,
Hong Kong
15 July 1936Renamed No. 403 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became No. 715 (Catapult) Flight FAA
No. 404 (Fleet Fighter) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars1 July 1923RAF Netheravon3 April 1933Renamed No. 404 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became 800 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 405 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAARAF Leuchars31 May 1924RAF Netheravon3 April 1933Became 803 Naval Air Squadron
No. 406 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAARAF Leuchars31 May 1924RAF Seletar,
Malaya
15 July 1936Became No. 714 (Catapult) Fight FAA
No. 407 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAARNAS Donibristle1 September 1927RAF Mount Batten15 July 1936Became No. 712 (Catapult) Flight FAA
No. 408 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAARNAS Donibristle30 March 1929Aboard
HMS Glorious
3 April 1933Became 802 Naval Air Squadron
No. 409 (Fleet Fighter) Flight FAARAF Gosport7 October 1932Aboard
HMS Glorious
3 April 1933Became 802 Naval Air Squadron
No. 420 (Fleet Spotter) Flight RAFRAF Gosport1 April 1923Aboard
HMS Glorious
26 April 1929Renamed No. 420 (Fleet Spotter) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became No. 449 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight FAA.
No. 421 (Fleet Spotter) Flight RAFRAF Gosport1 April 1923Aboard
HMS Glorious
26 April 1929Renamed No. 421 (Fleet Spotter) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became No. 447 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight FAA.
No. 422 (Fleet Spotter) Flight RAFRAF Gosport1 April 1923Aboard
HMS Argus
26 April 1929Renamed No. 422 (Fleet Spotter) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became No. 450 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight FAA.
No. 423 (Fleet Spotter) Flight RAFRAF Gosport21 November 1923Aboard
HMS Eagle
26 April 1929Renamed No. 423 (Fleet Spotter) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became No. 448 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight FAA.
No. 440 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars1 May 1923RAF Kai Tak,
Hong Kong
11 June 1933Renamed No. 440 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Absorbed by 824 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 441 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars1 April 1923Aboard
HMS Glorious
3 April 1933Renamed No. 441 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became 823 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 442 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars1 April 1923RAF Netheravon3 April 1933Renamed No. 442 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became 822 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 443 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars21 May 1923RAF Mount Batten15 July 1936Renamed No. 443 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became No. 716 (Catapult) Flight FAA and No. 718 (Catapult) Flight FAA.
No. 444 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight RAFRNAS Lee-on-Solent15 January 1925RAF Kalafrana,
Malta
15 July 1936Renamed No. 444 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight FAA from 1 April 1924. Became No. 701 (Catapult) Flight FAA and No. 705 (Catapult) Flight FAA.
No. 445 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight RAFRAF Leuchars1 September 1927RAF Mount Batten15 July 1936Renamed No. 445 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight FAA from 30 August 1935. Became No. 713 (Catapult) Flight FAA.
No. 446 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight FAARAF Leuchars1 September 1927RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 821 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 447 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight FAAAboard
HMS Furious
26 April 1929RAF Kalafrana,
Malta
15 July 1936Divided to form No. 701 (Catapult) Flight FAA and No. 711 (Catapult) Flight FAA.
No. 448 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight FAAAboard
HMS Eagle
26 April 1929Aboard
HMS Glorious
3 April 1933Became 823 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 449 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight FAAAboard
HMS Furious
26 April 1929RAF Netheravon3 April 1933Became 822 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 450 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight FAA?26 April 1929RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 820 Naval Air Squadron.
No. 460 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight RAFRAF Gosport1 April 1923RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 824 Naval Air Squadron
No. 461 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight RAFRAF Gosport1 April 1923RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 812 Naval Air Squadron
No. 462 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight FAARAF Gosport31 May 1924RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 812 Naval Air Squadron
No. 463 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight FAARAF Gosport1 September 1927RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 810 Naval Air Squadron
No. 464 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight FAARAF Gosport1 September 1927RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 810 Naval Air Squadron
No. 465 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight FAARAF Gosport20 March 1931RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 811 Naval Air Squadron
No. 466 (Fleet Torpedo) Flight FAARAF Gosport31 March 1931RAF Gosport3 April 1933Became 811 Naval Air Squadron

Fleet Air Arm of the RAF numbered catapult Flights 1936–1939

Numbered flights RAF 1940 on

  • No. 401 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – formerly the RAF Meteorological Flight at Mildenhall
  • No. 402 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – formerly the Air Ministry Meteorological Flight (at Aldergrove)
  • No. 403 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – new flight formed in November 1940
  • No. 404 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 405 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 416 (Army Co-Operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 417 (General Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 418 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 419 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 420 (Pandora) Flight RAF – formed to trial aerial mines, became 93 Squadron in December 1940
  • No. 421 (Reconnaissance) Flight RAF – day fighter unit became 91 (Nigeria) Squadron in January 1941.
  • No. 422 (Fighter Interception) Flight RAF – night fighter unit became 96 Squadron in December 1940
  • No. 430 (Army Co-Operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 431 (General Reconnaissance) Flight RAF – briefly renumbered as 1431 flight before becoming 69 Squadron
  • No. 1115 Flight RAF (MQ-1 Predator; active in 2000s (decade) before becoming part of 39 Sqn in March 2007)
  • No. 1300 (Meteorological Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1300 (Meteorological THum) Flight RAF
  • No. 1300 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1301 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1302 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1303 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1310 (Tactical Support) Flight RAF
  • No. 1310 (Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1311 (Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1312 (In-Flight Refuelling) Flight RAF – 1983 to present, supporting air defence of Falkland Islands
  • No. 1312 (Transport Support) Flight RAF – 1954–1957
  • No. 1312 (Transport) Flight RAF – April–July 1944
  • No. 1314 (Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1315 (Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1316 (Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1317 (Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1318 (Communication) Flight RAF
  • No. 1320 ('Abdullah') Flight RAF
  • No. 1321 (ECM) Flight RAF
  • No. 1321 (Lincoln Conversion) Flight RAF
  • No. 1321 (Valiant/Blue Danube Trials) Flight RAF – 1954–1956
  • No. 1321 Bomber (Defence) Training Flight RAF – September–November 1944
  • No. 1322 (Air Despatch Letter Service) Flight RAF
  • No. 1323 (Automatic Gun Laying Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1323 (Canberra) Flight RAF
  • No. 1325 (Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1340 (Anti-Mau-Mau) Flight RAF (based at Nanyuki in Kenya flying Harvards during the Mau Mau Uprising)
  • No. 1340 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1341 (Radio Countermeasures) Flight RAF
  • No. 1342 (Rocket Projectile) Flight RAF
  • No. 1343 (Conversion) Flight RAF
  • No. 1344 (Special Signals) Flight RAF
  • No. 1345 (Anti-Malarial) Flight RAF
  • No. 1346 (Air Sea Rescue) Flight RAF
  • No. 1347 (Air Sea Rescue) Flight RAF
  • No. 1348 (Air Sea Rescue) Flight RAF
  • No. 1349 (Air Sea Rescue) Flight RAF
  • No. 1350 (Air Sea Rescue) Flight RAF
  • No. 1351 (Air Sea Rescue) Flight RAF
  • No. 1352 (Air Sea Rescue) Flight RAF
  • No. 1353 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1354 (DDT Spraying) Flight RAF
  • No. 1354 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1354 Spray (Insecticide) Flight RAF
  • No. 1355 (Communications) Flight RAF
  • No. 1356 (Communications) Flight RAF
  • No. 1357 (Pampa) Flight RAF
  • No. 1358 (Pampa) Flight RAF
  • No. 1359 (VIP Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1360 (Helicopter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1360 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1361 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1362 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1363 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1364 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1401 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – combined with 1403 to form 521 Squadron in 1942. New Flight formed in 1943.
  • No. 1402 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1403 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1404 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – became 517 (Meteorological) Squadron in August 1943
  • No. 1405 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – became 518 (Meteorological) Squadron in August 1943
  • No. 1406 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – combined with 1408 Flight in 1943 to form 519 Squadron.
  • No. 1407 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – based at Reykjavik, Iceland
  • No. 1408 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – formed 1941 at Wick
  • No. 1409 (Long Range Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1409 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – a detached flight of Mosquito from 521 Squadron (1944–1945)
  • No. 1411 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1412 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1413 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – meteorological flight operating in Levant
  • No. 1414 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – meteorological flight in East Africa
  • No. 1415 (Meteorological) Flight RAF – meteorological flight in Iraq
  • No. 1416 (Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1417 (Communication) Flight RAF
  • No. 1417 (Fighter Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1417 (General Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1417 (Leigh Light Trials) Flight RAF
  • No. 1417 (Tactical Ground Attack) Flight RAF
  • No. 1418 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1419 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1419 (Tactical Support) Flight RAF
  • No. 1420 Flight RAF
  • No. 1422 (Night Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1423 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1424 (Air Observation Post) Flight RAF
  • No. 1425 (Communication) Flight RAF
  • No. 1426 (Enemy Aircraft Circus) Flight RAF
  • No. 1426 (Photographic Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1427 (Ferry Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1428 (Ferry Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1429 (Czechoslovak Operational Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1430 (Army Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1431 Flight RAF
  • No. 1430 (Flying Boat Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1432 (Photographic Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1433 (Meteorological/Photographic) Flight RAF
  • No. 1434 (Photographic Survey) Flight RAF
  • No. 1434 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1435 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1435 (Night Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1436 (Balloon) Flight RAF (Mk.VI Balloon)
  • No. 1437 (Strategic Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1438 (Strategic Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1439 (Communication Support) Flight RAF
  • No. 1439 (Strategic Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1441 (Combined Operations Development) Flight RAF
  • No. 1442 (Ferry Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1443 (Ferry Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1444 (Ferry Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1445 (Ferry Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1446 (Ferry Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1447 (Radar Calibration) Flight RAF
  • No. 1448 (Radar Calibration)Flight RAF – radar calibration with autogyros, later 529 Squadron
  • No. 1449 (Fighter) Flight RAF – detachment from 87 Squadron for defence of Scilly Isles.
  • No. 1451 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1452 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1453 (Airborne Early Warning) Flight RAF
  • No. 1453 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1453 (Tactical Ground Attack) Flight RAF
  • No. 1454 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1455 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1456 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1457 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1458 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1459 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1460 (Fighter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1471 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1472 (Army Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1473 (Radio Countermeasures) Flight RAF
  • No. 1474 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1475 (Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1476 (Advanced Ship Recognition) Flight RAF
  • No. 1477 (Norwegian) Flight RAF
  • No. 1478 (Mediterranean Air Command Communication) Flight RAF
  • No. 1478 Flight RAF
  • No. 1479 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1480 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1481 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1481 (Target Towing and Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1481 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1482 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1482 (Target Towing and Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1483 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1483 (Target Towing and Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1484 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1484 (Target Towing and Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1484 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1485 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1485 (Target Towing and Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1485 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1486 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1486 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1487 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1487 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1488 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1488 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1489 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1489 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1489 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1490 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1490 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1490 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1491 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1491 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1491 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1493 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight RAF
  • No. 1493 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1494 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1495 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1496 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1497 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1498 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1499 (Bomber) Flight RAF
  • No. 1500 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1508 (Acclimatisation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1508 (GEE Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1560 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1561 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1562 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1563 (Helicopter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1563 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1563 (Tactical Support) Flight RAF
  • No. 1564 (Helicopter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1564 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1564 (Tactical Support) Flight RAF
  • No. 1565 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1566 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1567 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1568 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1569 (Meteorological) Flight RAF
  • No. 1571 (Ground Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1572 (Ground Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1573 (Ground Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1574 (Target Facilities) Flight RAF
  • No. 1574 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1575 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1576 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1577 (Airborne Experimental) Flight RAF
  • No. 1577 (Glider Development) Flight RAF
  • No. 1577 Flight RAF
  • No. 1577 Heavy Bomber (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1578 (Calibration) Flight RAF
  • No. 1579 (Calibration) Flight RAF
  • No. 1580 (Calibration) Flight RAF
  • No. 1581 (Calibration) Flight RAF
  • No. 1582 (Calibration) Flight RAF
  • No. 1583 (Calibration) Flight RAF
  • No. 1584 (Heavy Bomber Conversion) Flight RAF
  • No. 1586 (Polish Special Duties) Flight RAF "The Warsaw Airlift", became No. 301 Squadron RAF in November 1944.
  • No. 1587 (AOP Refresher) Flight RAF
  • No. 1588 (Heavy Freight) Flight RAF
  • No. 1589 (Heavy Freight) Flight RAF
  • No. 1600 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1601 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1602 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1603 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1604 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1605 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1606 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1607 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1608 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1609 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1611 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1612 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1613 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1614 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1616 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1617 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1618 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1620 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1621 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1622 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1623 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1624 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1625 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1626 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1627 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1628 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1629 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1630 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1631 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1632 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1633 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF – Proposed formation cancelled.
  • No. 1634 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Flight RAF
  • No. 1676 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1678 (Heavy Conversion) Flight RAF
  • No. 1679 (Heavy Conversion) Flight RAF
  • No. 1680 (Transport) Flight RAF
  • No. 1680 (Western Isles Communication) Flight RAF
  • No. 1681 Bomber (Defence) Flight RAF
  • No. 1682 Bomber (Defence) Flight RAF
  • No. 1683 Bomber (Defence) Flight RAF
  • No. 1684 Bomber (Defence) Flight RAF
  • No. 1685 Bomber (Defence) Flight RAF
  • No. 1686 Bomber (Defence) Flight RAF
  • No. 1687 Bomber (Defence) Flight RAF
  • No. 1688 Bomber Defence Training Flight RAF
  • No. 1689 (Ferry Pool Pilot Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1689 Bomber (Defence) Training Flight RAF
  • No. 1690 Bomber (Defence) Flight RAF
  • No. 1691 Bomber (Gunnery) Flight RAF
  • No. 1692 (Bomber Support Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1692 (Special Duties) Flight RAF
  • No. 1693 (General Reconnaissance) Flight RAF
  • No. 1694 (Target Towing) Flight RAF
  • No. 1694 Bomber (Defence) Training Flight RAF
  • No. 1695 Bomber (Defence) Training Flight RAF
  • No. 1696 Bomber (Defence) Training Flight RAF
  • No. 1697 (Air Dispatch Letter Service) Flight RAF
  • No. 1698 Flight RAF – was to have formed at Farnborough, but not proceeded with.
  • No. 1699 (Fortress Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1900 Independent Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1901 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1902 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1903 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1904 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1905 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1906 (Helicopter) Flight RAF
  • No. 1906 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1907 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1907 Light Liaison Flight RAF
  • No. 1908 Independent Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1909 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1910 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1911 Light Liaison Flight RAF
  • No. 1912 (Glider Training) Flight RAF
  • No. 1912 Light Training Flight RAF
  • No. 1913 (Air Observation Post) Flight RAF
  • No. 1913 Light Liaison Flight RAF
  • No. 1914 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1915 Light Liaison Flight RAF
  • No. 1951 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1952 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1953 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1954 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1955 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1956 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1957 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1958 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1959 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1960 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1961 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1962 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1963 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1964 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1965 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1966 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1967 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1968 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1969 Air Observation Post Flight RAF
  • No. 1970 Air Observation Post Flight RAF

Air Experience Flights

Air Sea Rescue Flights

  • 'A' Flight No. 22 Squadron RAFRMB Chivenor, Devon
  • 'B' Flight No. 22 Squadron RAF – Wattisham, Suffolk
  • 'C' Flight No. 22 Squadron RAF – RAF Valley, Anglesey
  • HQ No. 202 Squadron RAFRAF Valley
  • 'A' Flight No. 202 Squadron RAF – RAF Boulmer
  • 'D' Flight No. 202 Squadron RAF – RAF Lossiemouth
  • 'E' Flight No. 202 Squadron RAF – RAF Leconfield
  • No. 1 Air Sea Rescue Flight (Far East) RAF
  • No. 2 Air Sea Rescue Flight (Far East) RAF
  • No. 3 Air Sea Rescue Flight (Far East) RAF
  • No. 4 Air Sea Rescue Flight (Far East) RAF
  • No. 5 Air Sea Rescue Flight (Far East) RAF
  • No. 1 Air Sea Rescue Flight (North Africa) RAF
  • No. 5 Air Sea Rescue Flight (North Africa) RAF
  • No. 6 Air Sea Rescue Flight (North Africa) RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue and Communication Flight, Malta RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Berka RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Fairwood Common RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Friston RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Hawkinge RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Kalafrana RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Martlesham Heath RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Matlaske RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Merston RAF (moved to Westhampnett)
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Westhampnett RAF (originally Merton)
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, North Africa RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Pembrey RAF (moved to Fairwood Common)
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Perranporth RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Roborough RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Shoreham RAF
  • Air Sea Rescue Flight, Tangmere RAF
  • Sea Rescue Flight RAF
  • Search and Rescue Flight, Khormaksar RAF
  • Search and Rescue Flight, Muharraq RAF

Aircraft Delivery Flights

Anti-Aircraft Co-operation/Calibration Flights

Blind Approach Training Flights

Calibration Flights

  • 1 Calibration Flight
  • 1 Calibration Flight, India
  • 2 Calibration Flight, India
  • 3 Calibration Flight, India
  • 4 Calibration Flight, India
  • 1 Radio Maintenance Unit Calibration Flight
  • 2 Radio Maintenance Unit Calibration Flight
  • 3 Radio Maintenance Unit Calibration Flight
  • 4 Radio Maintenance Unit Calibration Flight
  • 5 Radio Maintenance Unit Calibration Flight
  • 6 Radio Maintenance Unit Calibration Flight
  • 7 Radio Maintenance Unit Calibration Flight
  • 8 Radio Maintenance Unit Calibration Flight
  • 1 Radio Servicing Section Calibration Flight
  • 2 Radio Servicing Section Calibration Flight
  • 3 Radio Servicing Section Calibration Flight
  • 4 Radio Servicing Section Calibration Flight
  • 5 Radio Servicing Section Calibration Flight
  • 6 Radio Servicing Section Calibration Flight
  • 7 Radio Servicing Section Calibration Flight
  • 8 Radio Servicing Section Calibration Flight
  • 70 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 71 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 72 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 73 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 74 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 75 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 76 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 77 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 78 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 79 Wing Calibration Flight
  • 110 Wing Calibration Flight
  • Calibration Flight, Bangalore
  • Calibration Flight, Bengal
  • Calibration Flight, Biggin Hill
  • Calibration Flight, Church Fenton
  • Calibration Flight, Duxford
  • Calibration Flight, Dyce
  • Calibration Flight, Filton
  • Calibration Flight, Seletar
  • Calibration Flight, Speke
  • Calibration Flight, Usworth
  • Calibration Flight, Wick
  • Calibration Flight, Longman
  • RDF Calibration Flight, Sebala II
  • RDF Calibration Flight, Blida
  • Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Force Calibration Flight

Coast Defence / Co-operation Flights

  • 1 Coast Artillery Co-Operation Flight
  • 1 Coast Defence Flight, Indian Air force Volunteer Reserve
  • 21 Coast Defence Flight, Indian Air force Volunteer Reserve
  • 3 Coast Defence Flight, Indian Air force Volunteer Reserve
  • 4 Coast Defence Flight, Indian Air force Volunteer Reserve
  • 5 Coast Defence Flight, Indian Air force Volunteer Reserve
  • 6 Coast Defence Flight, Indian Air force Volunteer Reserve
  • 1 Coastal Patrol Flight
  • 2 Coastal Patrol Flight
  • 3 Coastal Patrol Flight
  • 4 Coastal Patrol Flight
  • 5 Coastal Patrol Flight
  • 6 Coastal Patrol Flight
  • Coastal Battery Co-Operation Flight
  • Coastal Battery Co-Operation School Flight
  • Coast Defence Co-Operation Flight
  • Coast Defence Torpedo Training Flight
  • Coast Defence Training Flight
  • Coastal Reconnaissance Beaufighter Flight

Communication Flights

  • 1 (Communication) Flight (Kenya Auxiliary Air Unit)
  • 1 (Indian) Group Communication Flight
  • 2 (Indian) Group Communication Flight
  • 3 (Indian) Group Communication Flight
  • 4 (Indian) Group Communication Flight (plans to be formed from 227 Group Communication Flight probably not carried through)
  • 85 Wing Communication Flight
  • 87 Wing Communication Flight
  • 87 Group Communication Flight
  • 2nd Tactical Air Force Communication Flight
  • Air Defence of Great Britain Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Austria Communication Flight / Austria Commission Flight
  • Air Headquarters Burma Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Ceylon Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Communication Flight Iraq and Persia
  • Air Headquarters East Africa Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Eastern Mediterranean Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Egypt Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Greece Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters India Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Austria Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Burma Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Ceylon Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Communication Flight Iraq and Persia
  • Air Headquarters East Africa Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Iraq Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Italy Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Malaya Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Malta Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Middle East Communication Flight
  • Air Headquarters Western Desert Communication Flight
  • Allied Expeditionary Force Communication Flight
  • Andover Communication Flight
  • Army Co-Operation Command Communication Flight
  • Austria Commission Flight
  • Austria Communication Flight
  • Balkan Air force Communication Flight
  • Berlin Air Command (RAF) Communication Flight
  • Bomber Command Communication Flight
  • British Air Command Berlin Communication Flight
  • British Commonwealth Air Communication Flight
  • Burma Communication Flight
  • Central Air Communication Section Training Flight
  • Civil Aircraft Flight, National Air Communications
  • Coastal Command Communication Flight
  • Communication Flight, Aden
  • Communication Flight, Air Headquarters New Delhi
  • Communication Flight, Aldermaston
  • Communication Flight, Dar es Salaam (Air Defence Unit, Tanganyika)
  • Communication Flight, Dum Dum
  • Communication Flight, Eastleigh
  • Communication Flight, GHQ Royal Flying Corps, France
  • Communication Flight, Heliopolis
  • Communication Flight, Iraq
  • Communication Flight, Iraq and Persia
  • Communication Flight, Khartoum (see 117 Squadron)
  • Communication Flight, Lydda
  • Communication Flight, Nicosia
  • Communication Flight, Ramleh
  • Communication Flight, Takoradi
  • Desert Air force Communication Flight
  • East Africa Communication Flight
  • Eastleigh Communication Flight
  • Far East Communication Flight
  • Flying Training Command Communication Flight
  • Free French Communication Flight
  • Headquarters British Forces Aden Communication Flight
  • Headquarters Combat Cargo Task Force Communication Flight
  • Headquarters Far East Communication Flight
  • Headquarters Middle East Air Force Communication Flight
  • Headquarters Middle East Air Force Flight
  • Headquarters Rhodesian Air Training Wing Communication Flight
  • Headquarters Rhodesian Air Training Wing Communication Flight
  • Headquarters Royal Air Air Force Northern Ireland Communication Flight
  • Helicopter Communication Flight
  • Home Communication Flight
  • India Communication Flight
  • Inland Area Communication Flight
  • Iraq Communication Flight
  • Kuala Lumpur Communication Flight
  • Light Communication Trial Flight
  • Maintenance Command Communication Flight
  • Malta Air Sea Rescue and Communication Flight
  • Malta Communication, Ferry Unit and Air Sea Rescue Flight
  • Malta Communication Flight
  • Mediterranean Allied Coastal Air Forces Communication Flight
  • Mediterranean Allied Tactical Air Forces Communication Flight
  • Mediterranean Tactical Air Forces Communication Flight
  • Middle East Air Force Communication Flight
  • Middle East Air Force Flight
  • Middle East Air Force Special Communication Flight
  • Middle East Command Communication Flight
  • Middle East Communication Flight
  • Northern Ireland Communication Flight
  • Northwest African Air Forces Communication Flight
  • Northwest African Coastal Air Force Communication Flight
  • Northwest African Tactical Air Force Communication Flight
  • Overseas Staff College Communication Flight
  • Reserve Command Communication Flight
  • Rhodesian Air Group Communication Flight
  • Rhodesian Air Training Wing Communication Flight
  • Royal Air Force Communication Flight
  • Royal Air Force Delegation (Belgium) Communication Flight
  • Royal Air Force Delegation (Denmark) Communication Flight
  • Royal Air Force Delegation (France) Communication Flight
  • Royal Air Force Delegation (Greece) Communication Flight
  • Royal Air Force Delegation (Washington) Communication Flight
  • Royal Air Force Staff College Communication Flight
  • Royal Air Force Staff College (Overseas) Communication Flight
  • Royal Hellenic Air Force Communication Flight
  • Southeastern Area Communications Flight
  • Southern Rhodesia Communications Flight
  • Special Communication Flight
  • Technical Training Command Communication Flight
  • Training Command Communication Flight
  • Transport Command Communication Flight
  • Wessex Bombing Area Communication Flight
  • Western Desert Communication Flight

Conversion Flights

  • 26 Conversion Flight
  • 28 Conversion Flight
  • 106 Conversion Flight
  • 107 Conversion Flight
  • 108 Conversion Flight
  • 2 Tactical Air Force Sabre Conversion Flight
  • Bassett Conversion Flight
  • Blenheim Conversion Flight
  • Halifax Conversion Flight
  • Check and Conversion Flight
  • Halifax Conversion Flight
  • Helicopter Operational Conversion Flight
  • Hornet Conversion Flight
  • Lancaster Conversion Flight
  • Lincoln Conversion Flight
  • Mosquito Conversion Flight
  • Phantom Conversion Flight
  • Photographic Reconnaissance Conversion Flight
  • Sabre Conversion Flight

Meteorological flights

  • 1 Meteorological Flight
  • 2 Meteorological Flight
  • 3 Meteorological Flight
  • 4 Meteorological Flight
  • Air Ministry Meteorological Flight Aldergrove
  • Meteorological Flight, Duxford
  • Meteorological Flight, Eastchurch
  • Meteorological Flight, Heliopolis
  • Meteorological Flight, Khartoum
  • Meteorological Flight Mildenhall – became 401 (Meteorological) Flight
  • Meteorological Flight, Ramleh
  • Meteorological Research Flight
  • Temperature and Humidity Flight (THUM Flight)
  • Transport Command Meteorological Flight

Seaplane Training Flights

Ferry flights

Specific Aircraft Type Flights

  • 1 Queen Bee Flight
  • Andover Training Flight
  • Buccaneer Training Flight
  • Blenheim Flight
  • Canberra Standardisation and Training Flight
  • Catalina Flight, Aden
  • Catalina Special Duty Flight
  • Defiant Flight
  • Fortress Flight
  • Gladiator Flight
  • Hudson Flight, West Africa
  • Lancaster Finishing Flight
  • Lightning Augmentation Flight
  • Lightning Training Flight
  • Lysander Flight
  • Meteor Flight
  • Oxford Test Flight
  • Sea King Training Flight
  • Victor Flight
  • Victor (B.2) Training Flight
  • Vulcan Display Flight
  • Wellington Flight, Luqa
  • Wellington Flight, Malta
  • Wessex Training Flight

Special Duty Flights

  • Special Duties Flight, Baginton
  • Special Duties Flight, Sculthorpe (RB-45C Tornados at Sculthorpe 1952)
  • Special Duty Flight, Baginton
  • Special Duty Flight, Boscombe Down
  • Special Duty Flight, Christchurch
  • Special Duty Flight, Invergordon
  • Special Duty Flight, Malta
  • Special Duty Flight, Martlesham Heath
  • Special Duty Flight, Netheravon
  • Special Duty Flight, Northolt
  • Special Duty Flight, Old Sarum
  • Special Duty Flight, Royal Flying Corps ('I' Flight)
  • Special Duty Flight, St. Athan

Miscellaneous Flights

  • 'B' Flight, Palestine
  • 'G' Flight
  • 'H' Flight
  • 'I' Flight
  • 'J' Flight
  • 'K' Flight
  • 'M' Flight
  • 'N' Flight
  • 'O' Flight
  • 'P' Flight (1)
  • 'P' Flight (2)
  • 'Q' Flight
  • 'Sparrow' Ambulance Flight
  • 'V' Flight
  • 'W' Flight
  • 'X' Flight (1940 – Palestine)
  • 'X' Flight (RFC/RAF)
  • 'Y' Flight
  • 'Z' Flight
  • 1 Chain Home Low Flight
  • 1 Engine Control Instruction Flight
  • 1 Free French (Bomber) Flight
  • 1 Gunnery Co-Operation Flight
  • 2 (Training) Flight, Kenya Auxiliary Air Unit
  • 2 Gunnery Co-Operation Flight
  • 2nd Tactical Air Force Instrument Training Flight
  • 3 Reconnaissance Flight, Kenya Auxiliary Air Unit
  • 60 (Photographic Survey) Squadron, South African Air Force – Royal Air Force Flight
  • Aden Command Training Flight
  • Aden Conversion Flight
  • Aden Defence Flight
  • Aden Protectorate Reconnaissance Flight
  • Aden Protectorate Support Flight
  • Advanced Ship Recognition Flight
  • Air Depot Hinaidi Training Flight
  • Air Headquarters Iraq Command Training Flight
  • Air Headquarters Levant Flight
  • Air Movements Development Flight
  • Air Observation Post Training Flight / Team
  • Air Pilotage Flight
  • Air Training Corps Flight
  • Air-Command Far East All-Weather Flight
  • Air-Command Far East Instrument Flying Training Flight
  • Air-to-Surface Vessel (ASV) Training Flight
  • Airborne Interception Conversion Flight, Cranfield and Twinwood Farm
  • Airborne Interception Conversion Flight, Italy
  • Airborne interception Mk VIII Conversion Flight
  • Airborne interception Mk X Conversion Flight
  • Anti-locust Flight (Middle East)
  • Anti-locust Flight (Persia)
  • Arabian Peninsular Reconnaissance Flight
  • Argus Flight
  • Artillery Flight
  • Autogyro Training Flight
  • Baltimore Photographic Flight
  • Bangalore Calibration Flight
  • Battle Flight
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (Battle of Britain Flight)
  • Beam Approach Calibration Flight (to Blind Approach Calibration Flight)
  • Beam Approach Training Flight, Church Lawford
  • Beam Approach Training Flight, Nanyuki
  • Bengal Calibration Flight
  • Blind Approach Calibration Flight (from Beam Approach Calibration Flight)
  • Bomber Command Instrument Rating and Examining Flight
  • Bomber Command Jet Conversion Flight
  • Bomber Transport Flight
  • Bristol Wireless Flight
  • British Air Forces of Occupation Instrument Training Flight
  • Camouflage Flight
  • Casualty Air Evacuation Flight
  • Centaurus Flight
  • Command Training Flight
  • DDT Spray Flight
  • Defence Flight, Heliopolis
  • Desert Air Force Training Flight
  • Eagle Trials Flight
  • Emergency Flying Training Flight
  • Enemy Aircraft Flight (from 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight)
  • Engine Control Demonstration Flight
  • Experimental Flight, Upavon
  • Extended Reconnaissance Flight
  • Famine Relief Flight
  • Far East Casualty Evacuation Flight
  • Far East Flight
  • Fighter Command Instrument Rating Flight
  • Fighter Command Instrument Training Flight
  • Fighter Command Vanguard Flight – AEW Trials Flight at RAF Kinloss
  • Fighter Defence Flight, Aden
  • Fighter Defence Flight, Gibraltar
  • Fighter Defence Flight, Iraq
  • Fighter Defence Flight, Sheikh Othman
  • Fighter Defence Flight, Takoradi
  • Fighter Experimental Flight
  • Fighter Flight, Shetland
  • Fighter Pilots Practice Flight, Blida
  • Fighter Pilots Practice Flight, Sétif
  • Floatplane Flight
  • Floatplane Training Flight
  • Flying Boat Development Flight
  • Free French Flight, Khartoum
  • Free French Flight, Sudan
  • Gee (TR1335) Training Flight
  • Gee-H Training Flight
  • General Purpose Flight, Sheikh Othman
  • Governor General's Flight, Australia
  • Greek Training Flight
  • Hal Far Fighter Flight
  • Heavy Transport Flight
  • Helicopter Development Flight
  • Helicopter Flight, Nicosia
  • Helicopter Training Flight
  • Heston Flight
  • High Altitude Flight, 244 Wing
  • High Altitude Flight, Northolt
  • High Commissioners Flight
  • High Speed Flight
  • Historic Aircraft Flight
  • Home Command Instrument Training Flight
  • Home Defence Flight, Cramlington
  • Hong Kong Auxiliary Flight
  • Instrument Training Flight, Tangmere
  • Intelligence Photographic Flight
  • Internal Security Flight, Nicosia
  • Irish Flight
  • Jet Training Flight
  • Joint Services Staff College Flight
  • Kalafrana Rescue Flight
  • Kangaroo Flight
  • King's Flight
  • Long Range Flight
  • Malta Night Fighter Flight
  • Manston Flight
  • Manston Naval Flight
  • Medical Flight, Hendon
  • Middle East Air Force Instrument Training Flight
  • Military Governor's Flight
  • Miscellaneous Flight, Malta
  • Navigation Flight
  • New Zealand Flight
  • Night Flying Flight
  • No. 160 (Special) Flight (see – 159 Squadron)
  • Ogaden Flight
  • Operational Reserve Flight
  • Overseas Air Delivery Flight
  • Overseas Aircraft Despatch Flight
  • Overseas Aircraft Preparation Flight
  • Oxford University Flight
  • Palestine Truce Observance Flight
  • Photographic Reconnaissance Advanced Training Flight
  • Polish Training and Grading Flight
  • Practice Flight, Blida
  • Practice Flight, Heliopolis
  • Practice Flight, Home Aircraft Depot, Henlow
  • Practice Flight, Manston
  • Practice Flight, Sétif
  • Psychological Warfare Flight
  • Queen's Flight
  • Radar Meteorological Flight
  • Radar Navigational Aids Flight
  • Radar Reconnaissance Flight
  • Radar Training Flight
  • Radio Development Flight
  • Rapid Landing Flight
  • RDF Flight Blida
  • Reconnaissance Flight, Mombassa
  • Reserve Command Instrument Training Flight
  • ROC Flight
  • Rota Experiment Flight
  • Royal Air Force Antarctic Flight
  • Royal Air Force Meteorological Flight, Eastchurch, Duxford and Mildenhall
  • Royal Air Force Staff College Flight
  • Royal Flying Corps Detached Flight, Moascar
  • Royal Flying Corps Flight, Basra
  • Royal Norwegian Navy Flight
  • Seaplane Flight, Basra
  • Seaplane Rescue Flight, Kalafrana
  • Secret Intelligence Service Flight
  • Security Flight, Ismailia
  • Shipping Interception Flight
  • Signals Co-Operation Flight
  • Singapore Operational Training Flight
  • South African Air Observation Post Flight
  • Special Experimental Flight
  • Special Instruction Flight
  • Special Operations (Liberator) Flight
  • Special Performance Flight, Aboukir
  • Special Service Flight, Northolt
  • Special Survey Flight
  • Special Transport Flight
  • Spotter Flight, Kai Tak
  • Spotter Flight, Seletar
  • Supernumerary Camel Flight
  • Swifter Flight
  • Tanker Training Flight
  • Target Development Flight
  • Target Facilities Flight, Binbrook
  • Target Facilities Flight, Leuchars
  • Target Facilities Flight, Wattisham
  • Torpedo Experimental Flight
  • Training Command Practice Flight
  • Training Flight, Halton
  • Transport Command Development Flight
  • Transport Training Flight
  • Vintage Pair Flight
  • VISTRE Flight
  • Voice Flight
  • VVIP Flight
  • Winter Experimental and Training Flight
  • Wireless Direction Finding Flight
  • Wireless Flight
  • Yatesbury Wireless Flight
  • Yugoslav Training Flight, Royal Air Force Element
  • Yugoslav Training Flight

Target Towing Flights

  • 1 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 2 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 3 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 4 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 5 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 6 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 7 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 8 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 9 Royal Air Force Regiment Anti-Aircraft practice Camp Target Towing Flight
  • 1 Royal Air Force Regiment School Target Towing Flight
  • 3 Royal Air Force Regiment School Target Towing Flight
  • 1 Target Towing Flight
  • 1 Target Towing Flight (India)
  • 2 Target Towing Flight (India)
  • 1 Target Towing Flight, Nicosia
  • 1 Target Towing Flight, Shallufa
  • 1 Towed Target Flight
  • Base and Target-Towing Flight, Royal Air Force Maintenance Base (Far East), Seletar
  • Middle East Air Force Target Towing Flight
  • Station and Target Towing Flight, Seletar
  • Towed Target Flight, Bentwaters
  • Towed Target Flight, Changi
  • Towed Target Flight, Gibraltar
  • Towed Target Flight, Helwan
  • Towed Target Flight, Ismailia
  • Towed Target Flight, Khartoum
  • Towed Target Flight, St. Eval
  • Towed Target Flight, Schleswigland
  • Towed Target Flight, Seletar
  • Towed Target Flight, Sutton Bridge
  • Towed Target Flight, Tangmere
  • Towed Target Flight, Trincomalee

See also

References

Citations

  1. Lake 1999, p. 81.
  2. Lake 1999, p. 82.
  3. Lake 1999, p. 9.
  4. Lake 1999, p. 35.
  5. Lake 1999, p. 41.
  6. Lake 1999, p. 56.
  7. Lake 1999, p. 57.
  8. Lake 1999, p. 66.
  9. Lake 1999, p. 109.

Bibliography

  • Lake, A (1999). Flying units of the RAF. Shrewsbury: Airlife. ISBN 1-84037-086-6.
  • Sturtivant, Ray, ISO and John Hamlin. RAF Flying Training and Support Units since 1912. Tonbridge Wells, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd., 2007. ISBN 0-85130-365-X.
  • Sturtivant, R C (15 February 1957), "Below Squadron Status Part I", Flight
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