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Flying Training Command - January 1941


[No 21 Group | No 23 Group | No 25 Group | No 50 Group | No 51 Group | No 54 Group]

Command HQ -

Units directly controlled by Command HQ

Unit Location/Address Notes
Central Examination Board Cedar House, Shurlock Row, nr Twyford, Berkshire

No 21 (Training) Group

HQ - RAF Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Cranage Cranage, Byley, Cheshire  
No 2 School of Air Navigation RAF Cranage
RAF Station Cranwell Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire Station in Technical Training Command
RAF College Flying Training School RAF Cranwell
No 2 Central Flying School RAF Cranwell  
RAF Station Montrose Montrose, Angus.  
No 8 Service Flying Training School RAF Montrose  
RAF Station Ternhill Tern Hill, Market Drayton, Shropshire
No 5 Service Flying Training School RAF Ternhill  
RAF Station Shawbury Shawbury, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
No 11 Service Flying Training School RAF Shawbury
RAF Station Grantham Grantham, Lincolnshire  
No 12 Service Flying Training School RAF Grantham  
RAF Station Hucknall Hucknall, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire  
No 1 (Polish) Service Flying Training School RAF Hucknall

No 23 (Training) Group

HQ - RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Upavon Upavon, Marlborough, Wiltshire
Central Flying School RAF Upavon  
RAF Station Netheravon Netheravon, Wiltshire
No 1 Service Flying Training School RAF Netheravon  
RAF Station Brize Norton Carterton, Oxfordshire  
No 2 Service Flying Training School RAF Brize Norton  
RAF Station South Cerney South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire  
No 3 Service Flying Training School RAF South Cerney  
RAF Station Little Rissington Little Rissington, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.  
No 6 Service Flying Training School RAF Little Rissington  
RAF Station Peterborough Peterborough, Northamptonshire  
No 7 Service Flying Training School RAF Peterborough moving overseas
RAF Station Hullavington Stanton St Quinton, Chippenham, Wiltshire  
No 9 Service Flying Training School RAF Hullavington  
RAF Station Cranfield Cranfield, Bedfordshire
No 14 Service Flying Training School RAF Cranfield  
RAF Station Kidlington nr Kidlington Station, Kidlington, Oxfordshire  
No 15 Service Flying Training School RAF Kidlington  
RAF Station Boscombe Down Boscombe Down, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire  
No 109 Sqn RAF Boscombe Down under No 26 Group
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment RAF Boscombe Down  
Handling Flight, CFS RAF Boscombe Down  
Bombing Development Unit (Lodger unit) RAF Boscombe Down  

No 25 (Armament) Group

HQ - Buntingsdale Hall, Market Drayton, Shropshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Manby Manby, Louth, Lincolnshire  
No 1 Air Armament School RAF Manby  
RAF Station West Freugh West Freugh, Stranraer, Wigtownshire  
No 4 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF West Freugh  
RAF Station Jurby Jurby, Ramsey, Isle of Man  
No 5 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Jurby  
RAF Station Stormy Down Bridgend, Glamorganshire  
No 7 Air Gunners School RAF Stormy Down  
RAF Station Evanton Evanton, Ross-shire  
No 8 Air Gunners School RAF Evanton
RAF Station Penrhos Penrhos, Pwihelli  
No 9 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Penrhos  
RAF Station Dumfries Tinwald Downs, Dumfries  
No 10 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Dumfries
RAF Station Warmwell Warmwell, Dorset Station in Fighter Command
Central Gunnery School RAF Warmwell  
RAF Station Ronaldsway Ronaldsway, Isle of Man  
No 1 Ground Defence Gunners' School RAF Ronaldsway  
RAF Station Exeter Exeter, Devon Station in Fighter Command
Gunnery Research Unit RAF Exeter  
Detachment from RAE (Lodger unit) RAF Exeter  
RAF Station Millom Haverigg, Millom, Cumberland  
No 2 Bombing & Gunnery School RAF Millom  

No 50 (Training) Group

HQ - Silvesters, Berkeley Avenue, Reading

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Hatfield Hatfield Aerodrome, Hatfield, Hertfordshire  
No 1 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Hatfield  
RAF Station Staverton Staverton Aerodrome, Cheltenham Road, Gloucester,  
No 2 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Staverton  
No 6 Air Observers' Navigation School RAF Staverton  
RAF Station Watchfield Watchfield, Swindon, Wiltshire  
No 3 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Watchfield  
No 11 Air Observers' Navigation School RAF Watchfield  
Blind Approach School RAF Watchfield  
RAF Station Sywell Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton  
No 6 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Sywell  
RAF Station Reading Reading Aerodrome, Woodley, nr Reading, Surrey  
No 8 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Reading  
RAF Station Fairoaks Chobham, nr Woking, Surrey  
No 18 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Fairoaks  
RAF Station Cambridge The Aerodrome, Newmarket Road, Cambridge  
No 22 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Cambridge  
No 4 (Supplementary) Flying Instructors School RAF Cambridge  
RAF Station Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare, Somerset  
No 10 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Weston-super-Mare  
RAF Station White Waltham White Waltham,  
No 10 Elementary Flying Training School RAF White Waltham To move to Peterborough 11 Jan 1941
RAF Station Elstree Unit 14, Warwick Road, Elstree Way, Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire  
Central Link Trainer School RAF Elstree  
RAF Station Luton Luton Aerodrome, Luton, Bedfordshire  
No 24 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Luton  

No 51 (Training) Group

HQ - Moorfield House, Alma Road, Otley Road, Leeds 6

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Brough Brough Aerodrome, Brough, East Yorkshire  
No 4 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Brough  
RAF Station Meir Meir, Staffordshire  
No 5 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Meir  
RAF Station Desford Desford Aerodrome, Leicester  
No 7 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Desford  
RAF Station Ansty Ansty Aerodrome, Walgrave0on-Sowe, Coventry  
No 9 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Ansty
No 4 Air Observers' Navigation School RAF Ansty  
RAF Station Perth Municipal Aerodrome, Perth.  
No 11 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Perth  
No 5 (Elementary) Flying Instructors School RAF Perth  
RAF Station Prestwick Prestwick, Ayrshire  
No 12 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Prestwick  
No 1 Air Observers' Navigation School RAF Prestwick  
RAF Station Elmdon Elmdon, nr Birmingham  
No 14 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Elmdon  
RAF Station Carlisle Carlisle, Cumberland  
No 15 Elementary Flying Training School Kingstown Airport, Carlisle, Cumberland  
RAF Station Derby Burnaston Aerodrome, Derby  
No 16 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Derby  
RAF Station North Luffenham Edith Weston, Rutland,  
No 17 Elementary Flying Training School RAF North Luffenham  

No 54 (Training) Group

HQ - RAF Sunningdale, Berkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
No 1 Receiving Wing Northcliffe Hotel, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon  
No 2 Initial Training Wing Jesus College, Cambridge  
Cambridge University Air Sqn 'Showells', Chaucer Road, Cambridge  
RAF Station Torquay Torre Abby, Torquay, Devon  
No 3 Initial Training Wing St James Hotel, Victoria Parade, Torquay, Devon  
No 5 Initial Training Wing The Metropole Hotel, Belgrave Road, Torquay, Devon  
Aberdeen University Air Sqn Marischal College, Aberdeen To open Jan 1941
Belfast University Air Sqn Belfast, Northern Ireland To open Jan 1941
Edinburgh University Air Sqn 46 The Pleasance, Edinburgh To open Jan 1941
Glasgow University Air Sqn 4 University Gardens, Glasgow To open Jan 1941
Leeds University Air Sqn 34 University Road, Leeds 2 To open Jan 1941
Manchester University Air Sqn 12 Lime Grove, Manchester University To open Jan 1941
Oxford University Air Sqn Manor Road, Oxford  
No 4 Initial Training Wing Esplanade Hotel, Paignton, Devon  
No 6 Initial Training Wing Queen's Hotel, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire  
No 7 Initial Training Wing Bellavista Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall
No 8 Initial Training Wing Trebarwith Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall  
No 10 Initial Training Wing Grand Hotel, Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire  
No 9 Receiving Wing Arden Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire  

Source - SD161 (6th Issue) January 1941

County names used are those in use at the time

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