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Inland Area - May 1924


Directly Administered by Area HQ

Hillingdon House, Uxbridge, Middlesex

 
Unit Location
RAF Depot Uxbridge
  1. Central Trade Test Board
  2. School of Physical Training and Drill
  1. Uxbridge
  2. Uxbridge
RAF Central Band (a) Uxbridge
Inland Area Aircraft Depot (b) RAF Henlow
MT Repair Depot Shrewsbury

(a) Directly under Director of Personnel for technical administration.

(b) Under Director of Equipment for technical administration.

No 1 Group (HQ - Kidbrooke)

 
Unit Location
No 1 Stores Depot (b) Kidbrooke SE3
  1. Port Detachment, No 1 Stores Deport
  1. South Dock, West India Dock, E14
Medical Stores Depot (b) Shed M, Kidbrooke SE3
No 3 Stores Depot (b) Milton, Steventon, Berkshire
No 4 Stores Depot (b) Ruislip
The Packing Depot West Ascot
Record Office Ruislip
Armament and Gunnery School Eastchurch
No 207 (Bombing) Sqn Eastchurch
School of Technical Training (Men) Manston
No 2 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Manston
No 9 (Bombing) Sqn  (HQ and 1 Flt) Manston

(a) Directly under the Air Ministry for operations.

(b) Controlled directly by the Air Ministry as laid down in AMWO 822/1921.

(c) Directly under the Air Ministry for technical administration.

No 3 Group

 
Unit Location
No 39 Sqn Spittlegate
No 100 Sqn Spittlegate
Care and Maintenance Party Digby
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment (a) Martlesham Heath
  1. No 15 (Bombing) Sqn
  2. No 22 (Bombing) Sqn
  3. Guard
  1. Martlesham Heath
  2. Martlesham Heath
  3. Orfordness
No 7 (Bombing) Sqn Bircham Newton
No 99 (Bombing) Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) Bircham Newton
No 2 Flying Training School Duxford
No 19 Sqn (1 Flt) (b) Duxford
No 29 Sqn (1 Flt) (b) Duxford
No 111 Sqn (1 Flt) (HQ and 2 Flts) (b) Duxford
No 5 Flying Training School Shotwick
No 2 Stores (Ammunition) Depot (a) Altrincham

(a) Controlled directly by the Air Ministry as laid down in AMWO 822/1921.

(b) Under AOC, No 6 Group for training and operations.

No 6 Group (HQ - Kenley)

 
Unit Location
No 24 (Communication) Sqn (a) Kenley
No 32 (Fighter) Sqn (HQ and 2 Flts) Kenley
No 13 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (1 Flt) Kenley
No 56 Sqn Biggin Hill
  1. Night Flying Flt
  1. Biggin Hill
No 41 (Fighter) Sqn (HQ and 2 Flts) Northolt
Inland Area Communication Flt Northolt
Superintendent of RAF Reserves Northolt
No 25 (Fighter) Sqn Hawkinge
No 17 (Fighter) Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) Hawkinge

No 7 Group (HQ - Andover)

 
Unit Location
School of Photography (a) South Farnborough
Experimental Section (RAE) (b) South Farnborough
No 4 (Army Co-operation) Sqn South Farnborough
No 1 Flying Training School Netheravon
No 99 (Bombing) Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) Netheravon
School of Army Co-operation Old Sarum
  1. No 16 (Army Co-operation) Sqn
  1. Old Sarum
Central Flying School Upavon
No 3 (Fighter) Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) (c) Upavon
Staff College Andover
No 12 (Bombing) Sqn (HQ and 2 Flts) Andover
Electrical and Wireless School Flower Down
  1. Detachment
  1. Worthy Down
No 58 Sqn (HQ and 1 Flt) Worthy Down
School of Balloon Training Larkhill

(a) Directly under the Air Ministry for technical administration.

(b) Controlled directly by the Air Ministry as laid down in AMWO 822/1921.

(c) Under AOC, No 6 Group for training and operations.

Source May 1924 Air Force List

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