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This is a list of schools within the Royal Air Force, empire flying training scheme, civilian and service elementary training schemes, as well as gliding schools.

Schools[edit | edit source]

The Royal Air Force operated many schools to train aircrew in the many and various skills required to operate an air force.

Flying training schools[edit | edit source]

To train pilots for the Royal Air Force, there have been many flying training schools, which are listed here.

Numbered schools[edit | edit source]

Other Schools[edit | edit source]

Gliding schools[edit | edit source]

As well as powered aircraft, the Royal Air Force has operated a large number of gliders both for military tasks and for Cadet training.

Regular Gliding Schools[edit | edit source]

Volunteer Gliding Schools[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

Royal Air Force

Army Air Corps

Fleet Air Arm


References[edit | edit source]

Citations[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Halley, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918-1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
  • Jefford, C.G. RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6.
  • Lake, Alan. "Flying Units of the RAF". Airlife Publishing. Shrewsbury. 1999. ISBN 1-84037-086-6

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