List of Reserve flying schools

This is a List of Reserve flying schools of the Royal Air Force

Elementary and Reserve Flying Training SchoolsEdit

Unit Formed on Formed at Disbanded on Disbanded at Notes
No. 1 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 4 August 1935 Hatfield 3 September 1939 Hatfield [1]
No. 2 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1935 Filton 3 September 1939 Filton [1]
No. 3 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1935 Hamble 3 September 1939 Hamble [1]
No. 4 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1935 Brough 3 September 1939 Brough [1]
No. 5 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1935 Hanworth 3 September 1939 Hanworth [2]
No. 6 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 10 June 1935 Sywell 3 September 1939 Sywell [2]
No. 7 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 25 November 1935 Desford 3 September 1939 Unknown [2]
No. 8 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 25 November 1935 Woodley 3 September 1939 Woodley [2]
No. 9 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 6 January 1936 Ansty 3 September 1939 Ansty [2]
No. 10 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 January 1936 Filton 3 September 1939 Filton [2]
No. 11 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 27 January 1936 Scone 3 September 1939 Scone [2]
No. 12 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 17 February 1936 Prestwick 3 September 1939 Prestwick [2]
No. 13 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 18 November 1935 White Waltham 3 September 1939 White Waltham [2]
No. 14 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 July 1937 Castle Bromwich 3 September 1939 Castle Bromwich [2]
No. 15 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 July 1937 Redhill 3 September 1939 Redhill [2]
No. 16 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 3 July 1937 Shoreham 3 September 1939 Shoreham [2]
No. 17 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 October 1937 Barton 2 September 1939 Barton [2]
No. 18 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 October 1937 Fairoaks 3 September 1939 Fairoaks [2]
No. 19 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 October 1937 Gatwick 3 September 1939 Gatwick [2]
No. 20 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 October 1937 Gravesend 3 September 1939 Gravesend [2]
No. 21 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 January 1938 Stapleford Abbots 3 September 1939 Stapleford Abbots [2]
No. 22 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 February 1938 Cambridge 3 September 1939 Cambridge [2]
No. 23 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 April 1938 Rochester 3 September 1939 Sydenham [3]
No. 24 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 January 1939 Sydenham 3 September 1939 Sydenham [3]
No. 25 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 24 June 1938 Waltham 3 September 1939 Waltham [3]
No. 26 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 24 June 1938 Kidlington 2 September 1939 Kidlington [3]
No. 27 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 24 June 1938 Tollerton 3 September 1939 Tollerton [3]
No. 28 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 August 1938 Meir 3 September 1939 Meir [3]
No. 29 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 August 1938 Luton 3 September 1939 Luton [3]
No. 30 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 29 September 1938 Burnaston 3 September 1939 Burnaston [3]
No. 31 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 29 September 1938 Cheltenham 3 September 1939 Cheltenham [3]
No. 32 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 15 April 1939 Greatham 3 September 1939 Greatham [3]
No. 33 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 3 December 1938 Whitchurch 2 September 1939 Whitchurch [3]
No. 34 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 January 1939 Rochford 3 September 1939 Rochford [3]
No. 35 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 May 1939 Grangemouth 3 September 1939 Grangemouth [3]
No. 37 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 3 July 1939 Exeter 3 September 1939 Exeter [3]
No. 38 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 July 1939 Kingstown 3 September 1939 Kingstown [3]
No. 39 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 3 July 1939 Weston-super-Mare 3 September 1939 Weston-super-Mare [3]
No. 40 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 15 August 1939 Mousehold 2 September 1939 Mousehold [3]
No. 42 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 August 1939 Blackpool 2 September 1939 Blackpool [3]
No. 43 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 June 1939 Woolsington 2 September 1939 Woolsington [3]
No. 44 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 May 1939 Elmdon 2 September 1939 Elmdon [3]
No. 45 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 3 July 1939 Ipswich 2 September 1939 Ipswich [4]
No. 46 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 1 August 1939 Roborough 2 September 1939 Portsmouth [4]
No. 47 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 15 July 1939 Doncaster 2 September 1939 Doncaster [4]
No. 50 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School June 1939 Booker 2 September 1939 Booker [4]
No. 56 Elementary and Reserve Flying Training School 24 August 1939 Kenley 2 September 1939 Kenley [4]

Elementary Flying Training SchoolsEdit

Unit Formed on Formed at Disbanded on Disbanded at Notes
Elementary Flying Training School (Kenya) 21 August 1940 Eastleigh 11 November 1940 Eastleigh [4]
No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Hatfield 5 May 1947 Panshanger [4]
No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School (India) 1940 Begumpet 10 July 1945 Begumpet [4]
No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Filton 30 September 1947 Yatesbury [4]
No. 3 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Hamble 31 March 1948 Shellingford [4]
No. 4 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Brough 10 March 1947 Brough [4]
No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Hanworth 23 December 1941 Meir [4]
No. 6 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Sywell 12 May 1947 Sywell [5]
No. 7 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Desford 9 May 1947 Desford [5]
No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Woodley 3 March 1947 Woodley [5]
No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Ansty 31 March 1944 Ansty [5]
No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Filton 21 July 1942 Stoke Orchard [5]
No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Scone 18 March 1947 Scone [5]
No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Prestwick 22 March 1941 Prestwick [5]
No. 13 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 White Waltham 1 June 1941 Peterborough [5]
No. 14 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Castle Bromwich 1 February 1946 Elmdon [5]
No. 15 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Redhill 31 December 1947 Kingstown [5]
No. 16 Elementary Flying Training School 10 April 1940 Burnaston 27 March 1947 Burnaston [5]
No. 17 Elementary Flying Training School 18 January 1941 North Luffenham 1 June 1942 Peterborough [5]
No. 18 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Fairoaks 14 May 1947 Fairoaks [5]
No. 19 Elementary Flying Training School 21 January 1941 Sealand 31 December 1942 Sealand [5]
No. 20 Elementary Flying Training School 1 March 1941 Yeadon 9 January 1942 Yeadon [5]
No. 21 Elementary Flying Training School 1 June 1941 Booker 28 February 1950 Booker [5]
No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Cambridge 1 May 1947 Cambridge [6]
No. 24 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Sydenham 7 May 1947 Rochester [6]
No. 25 Elementary Flying Training School 1 June 1941 Peterborough 1 November 1945 Hucknall [6]
No. 25 Elementary Flying Training School (Southern Rhodesia) 25 May 1940 Belvedere 3 November 1944 Belvedere [6]
No. 26 Elementary Flying Training School 14 August 1941 Theale 9 July 1945 Theale [6]
No. 26 Elementary Flying Training School (Southern Rhodesia) 8 August 1940 Guinea Fowl 14 August 1945 Guinea Fowl [6]
No. 27 Elementary Flying Training School (Southern Rhodesia) 2 February 1941 Induna 21 September 1945 Induna [6]
No. 28 Elementary Flying Training School 15 September 1941 Wolverhampton 26 June 1947 Wolverhampton [6]
No. 28 Elementary Flying Training School (Southern Rhodesia) 1 April 1941 Mount Hampden 30 October 1945 Mount Hampden [6]
No. 29 Elementary Flying Training School 13 September 1941 Clyffe Pypard 5 November 1947 Clyffe Pypard [6]
No. 30 Elementary Flying Training School 3 September 1939 Burnaston 10 April 1940 Burnaston [6]
No. 30 Elementary Flying Training School (Kenya) 11 November 1940 Eastleigh 13 March 1941 Eastleigh [6]
No. 31 Elementary Flying Training School 10 May 1941 Calgary 25 September 1944 De Winton [6]
No. 32 Elementary Flying Training School 2 June 1941 Swift Current 8 September 1944 Bowden [6]
No. 33 Elementary Flying Training School 7 December 1941 Caron 14 January 1944 Caron [6]
No. 34 Elementary Flying Training School (Canada) 2 February 1942 Assiniboia 30 January 1944 Assiniboia [6]
No. 35 Elementary Flying Training School (Canada) 24 February 1942 Nespawa 30 January 1944 Nespawa [7]
No. 36 Elementary Flying Training School (Canada) 17 March 1942 Pearce 14 August 1942 Pearce [7]
Elementary Flying Training Squadron 1 June 1987 Swinderby 1 April 1993 Swinderby [7]

Reserve Flying SchoolsEdit

Unit Formed on Formed at Disbanded on Disbanded at Notes
Reserve Flying School, Brough 21 May 1924 Brough 1935 Brough [8]
Reserve Flying School, Coventry 31 July 1923 Coventry 1 April 1931 Hamble [8]
Reserve Flying School, Filton 28 May 1923 Filton 1935 Filton [8]
Reserve Flying School, Hamble 1 April 1931 Hamble 1935 Hamble [8]
Reserve Flying School, Renfrew 24 July 1924 Renfrew 3 November 1928 Renfrew [8]
Reserve Flying School, Stag Lane 1 May 1923 Stag Lane 4 August 1935 Hatfield [8]
No. 1 Reserve Flying School 5 May 1947 Panshanger 31 March 1953 Panshanger [8]
No. 2 Reserve Flying School 1 October 1948 Barton 31 March 1953 Barton [9]
No. 3 Reserve Flying School 15 August 1948 Cardiff 31 July 1953 Cardiff [9]
No. 4 Reserve Flying School 10 March 1947 Brough 31 March 1948 Brough [9]
No. 5 Reserve Flying School 1 November 1947 Castle Bromwich 20 June 1954 Castle Bromwich [9]
No. 6 Reserve Flying School 12 May 1947 Sywell 31 March 1953 Sywell [9]
No. 7 Reserve Flying School 9 May 1947 Desford 31 July 1953 Desford [9]
No. 8 Reserve Flying School 3 March 1947 Woodley 31 March 1953 Woodley [9]
No. 9 Reserve Flying School 1 November 1947 Doncaster 20 June 1954 Doncaster [9]
No. 10 Reserve Flying School 16 May 1949 Exeter 20 June 1954 Exeter [9]
No. 11 Reserve Flying School 18 March 1947 Scone 20 June 1954 Perth [9]
No. 12 Reserve Flying School 1 April 1948 Filton 31 March 1953 Filton [9]
No. 13 Reserve Flying School 1 April 1948 Grangemouth 19 April 1949 Grangemouth [9]
No. 14 Reserve Flying School 15 August 1947 Hamble 15 August 1953 Hamble [9]
No. 15 Reserve Flying School 1 April 1948 Redhill 20 June 1954 Redhill [9]
No. 16 Reserve Flying School 27 March 1947 Burnaston 30 June 1953 Burnaston [9]
No. 17 Reserve Flying School 1 July 1948 Hornchurch 31 July 1953 Hornchurch [10]
No. 18 Reserve Flying School 14 May 1947 Fairoaks 31 July 1953 Fairoaks [10]
No. 19 Reserve Flying School 10 July 1950 Hooton Park 20 June 1954 Woodvale [10]
No. 22 Reserve Flying School 1 May 1947 Cambridge 20 June 1954 Cambridge [10]
No. 23 Reserve Flying School 1 February 1949 Usworth 31 July 1953 Usworth [10]
No. 24 Reserve Flying School 7 May 1947 Rochester 31 March 1953 Rochester [10]
No. 25 Reserve Flying School 26 June 1947 Wolverhampton 31 March 1953 Wolverhampton [10]
Reserve Training Squadron 15 October 1952 Scampton 1 May 1953 Scampton [10]

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Lake 1999, p. 58.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Lake 1999, p. 59.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Lake 1999, p. 60.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Lake 1999, p. 61.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Lake 1999, p. 62.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Lake 1999, p. 63.
  7. ^ a b c Lake 1999, p. 64.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g Lake 1999, p. 171.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Lake 1999, p. 172.
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h Lake 1999, p. 173.

BibliographyEdit

  • Lake, A (1999). Flying units of the RAF. Shrewsbury: Airlife. ISBN 1-84037-086-6.