RAF 1918 - Present

1 April 1918 saw the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) to form the Royal Air Force (RAF). It now has its place beside the British navy and army as a separate military service.
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Britain's Greatest Aircraft http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Britains-Greatest-Aircraft-Hardback/p/1507

Britain's Greatest Aircraft

During the last century the British aircraft industry created and produced many outstanding aeroplanes.

Gloster Javelin http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Gloster-Javelin-Hardback/p/11685

Gloster Javelin

The RAF’s only delta-winged fighter – the Gloster Javelin was also Britain’s first true All-Weather Fighter.

Bomber Command Airfields of Lincolnshire http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Bomber-Command-Airfields-of-Lincolnshire-Paperback/p/12097

Bomber Command Airfields of Lincolnshire

From the opening day of the Second World War, RAF Bomber Command took the offensive to the enemy and played a leading role in the liberation of Europe.

RAF In Camera: 1950s http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/RAF-In-Camera-1950s-Hardback/p/8153

RAF In Camera: has been released today in hardback, kindle and epub formats


Royal Air Force

Official website of the Royal Air Force. Includes information on aircraft, stations, history, current news and links to associated websites.

Airmen Behind the Medals http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Airmen-Behind-the-Medals-Hardback/p/10821

Airmen Behind the Medals

Airmen Behind the Medals http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Airmen-Behind-the-Medals-Hardback/p/10821

Cold War Jet Combat http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Cold-War-Jet-Combat-Hardback/p/11627

Cold War Jet Combat

Recounted here are nine of the earliest wars involving jet aircraft.

Nuremberg: The Blackest Night in RAF History http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Nuremberg-The-Blackest-Night-in-RAF-History-Hardback/p/11688

Nuremberg: The Blackest Night in RAF History

This is a brand-new, updated history of the Nuremberg Raid, taking advantage of new stores of information that have come to light in recent years.

World War II RAF Airfields in Norfolk http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/World-War-II-RAF-Airfields-in-Norfolk-Paperback/p/1498

World War II RAF Airfields in Norfolk

World War II Raf Airfields In Norfolk free ebook

Fighter Command’s Air War 1941 http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Fighter-Commands-Air-War-1941-Hardback/p/11683

Fighter Command’s Air War Raf Circus Operations and Fighter Sweeps Against the Luftwaffe

Fighter Aces of the RAF in the Battle of Britain http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Fighter-Aces-of-the-RAF-in-the-Battle-of-Britain-Hardback/p/1471

Fighter Aces of the RAF in the Battle of Britain

This book examines the reality behind the myths of the legendary RAF fighter aces during the Battle of Britain.

Spitfire https://cms.raf.mod.uk/rafpublished/history/AircraftoftheRoyalAirForce.cfm

History, Aircraft of the Royal Air Force,

Hurricane https://cms.raf.mod.uk/rafpublished/history/raftimeline2010-present.cfm

Hurricane https://cms.raf.mod.uk/rafpublished/history/raftimeline2010-present.cfm


Gladiator (Gloster)-Gloster Gladiators also flew against Italian and in North Africa, East Africa and Greece. South African Marmaduke Pattle was the top Gladiator ace with 15 victories. 747 Gloster Gladiators were built.

Camel Combat Ace http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/Camel-Combat-Ace-Hardback/p/12121

Camel Combat Ace

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The Royal Air Force-Volume 2 http://www.pen-and-sword.co.uk/The-Royal-Air-Force-Volume-2-Hardback/p/1558

The Royal Air Force – Volume II

Volume II of this mammoth reference work covers the years in which the League of Nations failed because of the emerging dictatorships in Germany and Italy and the expansionist policies adopted by Japan.