RAF Stations

History of the RAF

History of the RAF  

Its predecessors were the establishment of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) on Sat 13 Apr 1912 and the formation of the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) over two years later on Wed 1 Jul 1914 and it was decided to combine both of these flying services into one.  On Mon 1 Apr 1918 they were amalgamated into the Royal Air Force (RAF), and this was the beginning of the world’s first independent fighting service.

The current list comprises of these types of stations:

Balloon 

Bomber

Coastal

Decoy

Fictitious

Fighter

Flying Training 

Intelligence 

Ordnance

Radar

Recruit

RAF Regiment 

Signal 

Supply 

Technical

Temporary 

Trade Training 

Training 

WAAF/WRAF

This is a list of stations both in the United Kingdom and in countries all over the world.