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 RAF List of aircraft - prewar WW2, postwar WW2
RAF List of aircraft - prewar WW2, postwar WW2
Here can be found a list of RAF aircraft, those types that have served and been retired by the RAF, and also those types that are currently in service.
The aircraft are listed in alphabetic order of their RAF type name, and then in mark order within that type.
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The RAF Museum was opened in November 1972 by Her Majesty The Queen.
The Museum stands on 15 acres of the historic former Hendon Aerodrome at RAF Hendon, one of the oldest aviation centres in the country.
It was home to the famous Hendon Air Displays and RAF Pageants of the 1920's and 1930's and the airfield was used as a fighter station during the Battle of Britain and then atransport station for the remainder of World War II.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Avro York
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1942: Events January January 30 - Canadian Pacific Air Lines formed by the acquisition and merger of Arrow Airways and Canadian Airways, along with all the various subsidiaries of the latter.
List of aircraft of the RAF Many aircraft types have served in the Royal Air Force since it was formed in 1918 by the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: No. 18 Squadron RAF
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It includes Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service squadrons incorporated into the RAF when it was formed in 1918, during World War I. However, the list excludes squadrons which were later transferred to the Army Air Corps or the Fleet Air Arm.
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Many types have served in the Royal Air Force since it was formed in 1918 by the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service[?].
Here can be found a list of RAF aircraft, those types that have served and been retired by the RAF, and also those types that are currently in service.
The aircraft are listed in alphabetic order of their RAF type name, and then in mark order within that type.
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THE RAF and US aircraft doubled the rate at which they were dropping bombs on Iraq in 2002 in an attempt to provoke Saddam Hussein into giving the allies an excuse for war, new evidence has shown.
During 2000, RAF aircraft patrolling the southern no-fly zone over Iraq dropped 20.5 tons of bombs from a total of 155 tons dropped by the coalition, a mere 13%.
By October, with the UN vote still two weeks away, RAF aircraft were dropping 64% of bombs falling on the southern no-fly zone.
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The regulations allowing amateur-built experimental aircraft recognize that the homebuilder is the aircraft manufacturer and, that the aircraft does not need to conform to certification giving him the freedom to develop new ideas.
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The Vulcan first flew in 1952 and its varied life is shown in RAF Vulcan from the testing of Britain's nuclear deterrents to its vital role in helping re-capture the Falklands in 1982.
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  Royal Air Force - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The RAF was formed on April 1, 1918 and has taken a significant role in British military history since then, playing a large part in World War II and in conflicts such as the recent war in Iraq.
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 RAF Machrihanish Information
RAF Machrihanish is a former Royal Air Force station located three miles (5 km) from the town of Campbeltown at the tip of Kintyre.
The base is now on what is termed "care and maintenance" — this effectively allows the airfield to be used by civilian airlines, which may conduct scheduled and charter flights from the aerodrome.
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 RAF Lossiemouth at AllExperts
RAF Lossiemouth is a Royal Air Force station to the west of the town of Lossiemouth in Moray, Scotland.
Originally established as an RAF station, after the second world war the airfield was handed over to the Royal Navy and the station was renamed HMS Fulmar.
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 Aircraft Records
Aircraft used by the research and development establishments were loaned to the Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP) and its successors.
A card was kept by the MAP for each aircraft, recording details of the loan and in some cases the projects for which the aircraft was used.
The Royal Aircraft Establishment's flight logs, which record virtually every flight made at Farnborough between 1914 and 1954, are at the National Archives in class AVIA 1.
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 Royal Air Force Information
The RAF is the oldest independent air force in the world, formed on April 1, 1918.
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 List of aircraft of the RAF
Many aircraft types have served in the Royal Air Force since it was formed in 1918 by the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service.
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Captured or interned examples of the following aircraft were at one time flown by the RAF.
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 List of aircraft of the RAF: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
List of aircraft of the RAF: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
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 The Ultimate List of aircraft - American History Information Guide and Reference
This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer).
It is an inclusive list rather than an exclusive one, meaning that where an aircraft is known under multiple names, designations, or manufacturers, each of these is listed.
This list does not generally include variants or subtypes of the aircraft themselves (although there is considerable difference among various manufacturers and designation systems as to what constitutes a new aircraft as opposed to a variant of an existing type).
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 MILAVIA - Military Aircraft Directory
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The role of the aircraft is the primary role/function/mission the aircraft is capable of and used for.
The list is as complete as possible and also lists those countries that operated the type in the past, but already retired the aircraft.
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 aircraft links
There are also good website link pages about aircraft museums in the USA and around the world, and airshows in the USA.
The timeline pages tracing the development of the RAF from its beginnings to the present day aren't bad, and the aircraft histories are certainly worthwhile.
This website is nicely laid out, with sections on different types of fighters, bombers, transports, trainers, helicopters and special purpose aircraft, however there isn't much information on the pages dedicated to the different models of aircraft, only a few photos and basic technical information with no historical data.
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 Royal Air Force
The RAF were close to defeat but Adolf Hitler then changed his tactics and ordered the Luftwaffe to switch its attack from British airfields, factories and docks to civilian targets.
Although RAF pilots were able to bring down a large number of German planes, critics claimed that they were not always available during emergencies and prime targets became more vulnerable to bombing attacks.
The great Dunkirk evacuation started on 26th May. The RAF was extremely active throughout the famous withdrawal but such is the nature of aerial combat that the skirmishes seldom occurred in sight of the actual evacuation beaches.
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 aircraft museum links
It's a large museum and there's a huge list of the aircraft that they've got, unfortunately it's arranged so that each letter of the alphabet has a separate page, making it slow and painful to move through the list.
The list of aircraft by designation is probably a better way of navigating around, but it's also arbitrarily split into multiple pages.
Ultimately, many of the museum's aircraft will be displayed at the Udvar-Hazy Center, due to open in December 2003 at Dulles Airport outside Washington DC.
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 Sea Fury - Aircraft of the Month - August 2000
Designed by Sydney Camm, Hawker's chief engineer, in 1942 to provide the RAF with a lightweight Tempest under Specification F.2/43, the Fury was modified in 1943 with a uprated Centaurus XII engine to meet Royal Navy Specification N.7/43 for a carrier-based interceptor and the two specifications were combined into F.2/43.
Contracts were placed for 200 F.2/43 aircraft for the RAF and 200 N.22/43 aircraft for the Fleet Air Arm in April 1944.
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The performance specs of the RAF 2000, competitive price and one of the lowest operational costs ($20-30 per hour) make it one of the most popular auto-gyros available today.
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