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Air chief marshal (Air Chf Mshl or ACM) is a very senior air force rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force (RAF).
Air commodore (Air Cdre in the RAF and IAF; AIRCDRE in the RNZAF and RAAF; formerly A/C in the RCAF) is a one-star rank and the most junior of the air-officer ranks which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.
Air marshal (Air Mshl or AM) is a three-star air-officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.
Air vice-marshal (AVM) is a two-star air-officer rank which originated in and continues to be used by the Royal Air Force.
The Aircraft Apprentice Scheme was a training programme for Royal Air Force ground crew personnel which ran from 1920 to 1966.
Air Commodore Alan Christopher "Al" Deere, DSO, OBE, DFC & Bar (12 December 1917 – 21 September 1995), was a New Zealand Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain and author of Nine Lives.
Bob Weighill (1920–2000) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1947 to 1948.
Air Vice Marshal Sir Charles Laverock Lambe KCB, CMG, DSO, RAF was born on 10 May 1875.
Air Marshal Clifford Rodney Spink, CB, CBE, FCMI, FRAeS (born 17 May 1946) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer, who is now a Spitfire display pilot on the national air display circuit.
In military organizations, the practice of carrying colors, standards or guidons, both to act as a rallying point for troops and to mark the location of the commander, is thought to have originated in Ancient Egypt some 5,000 years ago.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.
Air Vice-Marshal Francis Rowland Scarlett CB, DSO, RAF (18 May 1875 - 15 April 1934) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.
Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, Hon FRAeS (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was an English Royal Air Force (RAF) engineer air officer.
Air Marshal Sir Graham Anthony 'Dusty' Miller, KBE (born 1951) is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer.
Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard (3 February 1873 – 10 February 1956) was a British officer who was instrumental in establishing the Royal Air Force.
Air Commodore Ian Malcolm Bonham-Carter CB, OBE, RAF (1882 – 31 December 1953) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force.
Air Marshal Sir John Tremayne Babington, KCB, CBE, DSO (20 July 1891 – 20 March 1979) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael John Armitage, KCB, CBE (born 25 August 1930) is a retired senior Royal Air Force commander.
Air Vice Marshal Sir Norman Duckworth Kerr MacEwen CB, CMG, DSO, RAF (8 November 1881 – 29 January 1953) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the first half of the 20th century.
The Old Haltonian Association, which was founded by Lieutenant Colonel AFS Cardwell in 1925, was an important feature of the earliest years of the Royal Air Force’s Apprentice training at the No. 1 School of Technical Training.
Air Vice Marshal Sir Oliver Swann KCB, CBE, RAF (18 November 1878 – 7 March 1948), born Oliver Schwann, was a leading figure in the Royal Naval Air Service and senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the first half of the 20th century.
Royal Air Force Cosford or RAF Cosford (formerly DCAE Cosford) is a Royal Air Force station in Cosford, Shropshire, just to the northwest of Wolverhampton and next to Albrighton.
Royal Air Force Cranwell or more simply RAF Cranwell is a Royal Air Force station in Lincolnshire close to the village of Cranwell, near Sleaford.
Royal Air Force Halton or more simply RAF Halton is one of the largest Royal Air Force stations in the United Kingdom, located near the village of Halton near Wendover, Buckinghamshire.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.