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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[edit | edit source]

Royal Air Force Numbered Flights 1923-36[edit | edit source]

later Fleet Air Arm of the RAF numbered Flights

Fleet Air Arm of the RAF numbered catapult Flights 1936-1939[edit | edit source]

Royal Air Force numbered Flights from 1940[edit | edit source]

With the formation of Commonwealth and Dominion squadrons in the 400 series, existing 400 series flights where renumbered in the 1400 series

Air Experience Flights[edit | edit source]

Air Sea Rescue Flights[edit | edit source]

Aircraft Delivery Flights[edit | edit source]

Anti-Aircraft Co-operation/Calibration Flights[edit | edit source]

Blind Approach Training Flights[edit | edit source]

Calibration Flights[edit | edit source]

Coast Defence / Co-operation Flights[edit | edit source]

Communication Flights[edit | edit source]

Conversion Flights[edit | edit source]

Meteorological flights[edit | edit source]

Seaplane Training Flights[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous Flights[edit | edit source]

Target Towing Flights[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Citations[edit | edit source]

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

Bibliography[edit | edit source]


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