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3 Air Experience Flight
Grob G 115E EA-3.JPG
Grob Tutor aircraft similar to that flown by 3 AEF
Active 8 September 1958 - Present
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Allegiance  Royal Air Force
Branch Air Cadet Organisation
Role Training
Garrison/HQ RAF Colerne
Aircraft flown
Trainer Grob Tutor T.1

No. 3 Air Experience Flight (3 AEF) is one of twelve Air Experience Flights (AEFs) run by the Air Cadet Organisation of the Royal Air Force. The primary purpose of the AEF organisation is to provide air experience to members of the Air Training Corps, Combined Cadet Force (RAF) Section and occasionally, the Girls Venture Corps Air Cadets and the Air Scouts.

History[edit | edit source]

No. 3 AEF formed on 8 September 1958 at RAF Filton in Gloucestershire, equipped with de Havilland Chipmunk T.10 aircraft.[1]

It later moved to RAF Hullavington and then to RAF Colerne.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "No 3 Air Experience Flight". Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation. 13 February 2016. http://www.rafweb.org/Organsation/RAFVR1.htm. 

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