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Flying Training Command - July 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 Grantham Grantham, Lincolnshire  
No 12 Service Flying Training School RAF Grantham  
RAF Station Hucknall Hucknall, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire  
No 16 (Polish) Flying Training School RAF Hucknall
RAF Station Montrose Montrose, Angus.  
RAF Station Shawbury Shawbury, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
No 11 Service Flying Training School RAF Shawbury
RAF Station Ternhill Tern Hill, Market Drayton, Shropshire
No 5 Service Flying Training School RAF Ternhill  

No 23 (Training) Group

HQ - RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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

No 25 (Armament) Group

HQ - Buntingsdale Hall, Market Drayton, Shropshire

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

No 50 (Training) Group

HQ - Silvesters, Berkeley Avenue, Reading

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
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 Elstree Unit 14, Warwick Road, Elstree Way, Boreham Wood, Hertfordshire  
Central Link Trainer School RAF Elstree  
RAF Station Fairoaks Chobham, nr Woking, Surrey  
No 18 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Fairoaks  
RAF Station Hatfield Hatfield Aerodrome, Hatfield, Hertfordshire  
No 1 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Hatfield  
RAF Station Luton Luton Aerodrome, Luton, Bedfordshire  
No 24 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Luton  
RAF Station Peterborough    
No 25 (Polish) Elementary Flying Training School RAF Peterborough  
RAF Station Reading Reading Aerodrome, Woodley, nr Reading, Surrey  
No 8 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Reading  
RAF Station Staverton Staverton Aerodrome, Cheltenham Road, Gloucester,  
No 2 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Staverton  
No 6 Air Observers' Naigation School RAF Staverton  
RAF Station Sywell Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton  
No 6 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Sywell  
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 Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare, Somerset  
No 10 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Weston-super-Mare  

No 51 (Training) Group

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

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
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 Bobbington Halfpenny Green, Staffordshire  
No 3 Air Observers' Navigation School RAF Bobbington  
RAF Station Booker Booker, nr Marlow, Bucks  
No 21 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Booker  
RAF Station Brough Brough Aerodrome, Brough, East Yorkshire  
No 4 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Brough  
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 Desford Desford Aerodrome, Leicester  
No 7 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Desford  
RAF Station Elmdon Elmdon, nr Birmingham  
No 14 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Elmdon  
RAF Station Meir Meir, Staffordshire  
No 5 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Meir  
RAF Station North Luffenham Edith Weston, Rutland,  
No 17 Elementary Flying Training School RAF North Luffenham  
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 1 Air Observers' Navigation School RAF Prestwick  
RAF Station Sealand Sealand, Cheshire  
No 19 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Sealand  
RAF Station Yeadon Yeadon, Leeds, West Yorkshire  
No 20 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Yeadon  

No 54 (Training) Group

HQ - RAF Sunningdale, Berkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
Aberdeen University Air Sqn Marischal College, Aberdeen  
Aberystwyth University Air Sqn Queen's Hotel, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire  
Birmingham University Air Sqn The University, Edmund Street, Birmingham 3
Bristol University Air Sqn 1 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol 2  
Cambridge University Air Sqn 'Showells', Chaucer Road, Cambridge  
Cardiff University Air Sqn University College, Cathays Park, Cardiff  
Durham and Newcastle University Air Sqn 22 Eldon Place, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Edinburgh University Air Sqn 46 The Pleasance, Edinburgh  
Glasgow University Air Sqn 4 University Gardens, Glasgow  
Hull University Air Sqn Holme Lodge, 197 Cottingham Road, Hull
Leeds University Air Sqn 34 University Road, Leeds 2  
Liverpool University Air Sqn 10 Abercrombie Square, Liverpool 7  
London University Air Sqn Imperial College, Exhibition Road, SW7  
Manchester University Air Sqn 12 Lime Grove, Manchester University
Nottingham University Air Sqn 72/74 Broadgate, Beeston, Nottingham  
Oxford University Air Sqn Manor Road, Oxford  
Queen's University Air Sqn Belfast, Northern Ireland  
Reading University Air Sqn University of Reading, Surrey
St Andrews University Air Sqn University College, Swansea  
Sheffield University Air Sqn 280-282 Western Bank, Sheffield  
Southampton University Air Sqn University College of  Southampton  
Swansea University Air Sqn 83 North Street, St Andrews
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  
No 13 Initial Training Wing Grand Hotel, Torquay, Devon  
No 1 Initial Training Wing Northcliffe Hotel, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon  
No 2 Initial Training Wing Jesus College, Cambridge  
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 9 Initial Training Wing Arden Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire  
No 10 Initial Training Wing Grand Hotel, Scarborough, North Yorkshire  
No 11 Initial Training Wing Prince of Wales Hotel, Scarborough, North Yorkshire  
No 12 Initial Training Wing The New Golf Club, St Andrews, Fife  

Source - July 1941 SD161

County names used are those in use at the time

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