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Flying Training Command - January 1945


[Command HQ | No 21 Group | No 23 Group | No 25 Group | No 29 Group | No 50 Group | No 51 Group | No 54 Group]

Command HQ - RAF Shinfield Park, Reading, Berkshire

Units administered directly by Command HQ

Unit Location/Address Notes
Central Examination Board Twyford

No 21 (Training) Group

HQ - RAF Spittlegate, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Calveley    
No 11 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Calveley  
RAF Station Wrexham   Satellite airfield (Wrexham)
RAF Station Cranage   Satellite airfield (Wrexham)
RAF Station Cranwell   Station in Technical Training Command
No 17 Service Flying Training School RAF Cranwell
RAF Station Caistor   Satellite airfield (Cranwell)
RAF Station Coleby Grange   Satellite airfield (Cranwell)
RAF Station Wellingore   Satellite airfield (Cranwell)
RAF Station Errol    
No 9 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Errol  
RAF Station Findo Gask   Satellite airfield (Erroll)
RAF Station Tealing   Satellite airfield (Errol)
RAF Station Hucknall    
No 25 (Polish) Elementary Flying Training School RAF Hucknall
Air Crew Training Centre (Polish) RAF Hucknall
RAF Station Firbeck   Satellite airfield (Hucknall)
RAF Station Papplewick Moor   Satellite airfield (Hucknall)
RAF Station Kirknewton C & M Party
RAF Station Montrose Montrose, Angus.  
No 2 (A) Flying Instructors' School RAF Montrose  
RAF Station Stracathro   Satellite airfield (Montrose)
RAF Station Edzell   Satellite airfield (Montrose). Station in Maintenance Command
RAF Station Kinnell   Satellite airfield (Montrose)
RAF Station Fordoun C & M Party Satellite airfield (Montrose)
RAF Station Newton Newton, Nottinghamshire
No 16 (Polish) Flying Training School RAF Newton
No 1524 (BAT) Flt RAF Newton  
RAF Station Orston   Satellite airfield (Newton)
RAF Station Tollerton   Satellite airfield (Newton)
RAF Station Peterborough Westwood, Peterborough, Northamptonshire
No 7 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Peterborough  
RAF Station Sibson   Satellite airfield (Peterborough)
No 2859 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Sibson  
RAF Station Sutton Bridge   Satellite airfield (Peterborough)
RAF Station Sherburn in Elmet
Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment RAF Sherburn in Elmet Under technical control of Ministry of Aircraft Production
RAF Station Spittlegate Grantham, Lincolnshire
No 12 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Spittlegate
No 1536 (BAT) Flt RAF Spittlegate
RAF Station Harlaxton   Satellite airfield (Spittlegate)
RAF Station Ternhill Tern Hill, Market Drayton, Shropshire
No 5 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Ternhill  
RAF Station Condover   Satellite airfield (Ternhill)
RAF Station Chetwynd   Satellite airfield (Ternhill)
RAF Station Wheaton Aston
No 21 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Wheaton Aston  
No 1511 (BAT) Flt RAF Wheaton Aston  
No 1515 (BAT) Flt RAF Wheaton Aston
RAF Station Perton   Satellite airfield (Wheaton Aston)
No 2856 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Perton  
RAF Station Tatenhill   Satellite airfield (Wheaton Aston)
RAF Station Bridleway Gate   Satellite airfield (Wheaton Aston)
RAF Station Poulton   Satellite airfield (Wheaton Aston).  Station in Fighter Command

No 23 (Training) Group

HQ - RAF South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Babdown Farm    
No 15 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Babdown Farm  
No 1532 (BAT) Flt RAF Babdown Farm
RAF Station Long Newnton   Satellite airfield (Babdown Farm)
RAF Station Castle Combe   Satellite airfield (Babdown Farm)
RAF Station Beaulieu C & M Party  
No 2892 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Beaulieu  
RAF Station Boscombe Down Boscombe Down, Amesbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire  
Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment RAF Boscombe Down  
Empire Test Pilots' School RAF Boscombe Down Under Ministry of Aircraft Production for operational and technical control
Intensive Flying (Development) Flt RAF Boscombe Down  
Aircraft Gun Mounting Establishment RAF Boscombe Down  
No 2780 LAA Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Boscombe Down  
No 2868 Rifle Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Boscombe Down  
RAF Station Brize Norton Carterton, Oxfordshire  
Flying Training Command Instructors' School RAF Brize Norton
No 21 Heavy Glider Conversion Unit RAF Brize Norton
RAF Station Church Lawford    
No 18 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Church Lawford  
No 5 Instructors' School (EVT) RAF Church Lawford  
No 1514 (BAT) Flt RAF Church Lawford
RAF Station Snitterfield   Satellite airfield (Church Lawford)
RAF Station Warwick   Satellite airfield (Church Lawford)
RAF Station Fiskerton   Satellite airfield (Church Lawford), Station in Bomber Command
RAF Station Driffield   Station in Bomber Command
No 1520 (BAT) Flt RAF Driffield
RAF Station Faldingworth   Station in Bomber Command
No 1546 (BAT) Flt RAF Faldingworth
No 1533 (BAT) Flt RAF Faldingworth  
RAF Station Hullavington Stanton St Quinton, Chippenham, Wiltshire  
Empire Central Flying School RAF Hullavington  
ECFS Handling Sqn RAF Hullavington  
RAF Station Keevil    
No 22 Heavy Glider Conversion Unit RAF Keevil
RAF Station Fairford   Satellite airfield (Keevil)
RAF Station Kidlington nr Kidlington Station, Kidlington, Oxfordshire  
No 20 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Kidlington  
RAF Station Croughton   Satellite airfield (Kidlington)
Polish Initial Training Wing RAF Croughton Satellite airfield (Kidlington)
RAF Station Weston-on-the-Green   Satellite airfield (Kidlington)
RAF Station Kiddington   Satellite airfield (Kidlington)
RAF Station Wymeswold   Satellite airfield (Kidlington), Station in Bomber Command
No 1521 (BAT) Flt RAF Wymeswold
RAF Station Feltwell   Satellite airfield (Kidlington), Station in Bomber Command
No 1519 (BAT) Flt RAF Feltwell
RAF Station Little Rissington Little Rissington, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.  
No 6 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Little Rissington  
No 1523 (BAT) Flt RAF Little Rissington  
RAF Station Chipping Norton   Satellite airfield (Little Rissington)
No 2862 Rifle Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Chipping Norton  
RAF Station Windrush   Satellite airfield (Little Rissington)
RAF Station Akeman Street   Satellite airfield (Little Rissington)
RAF Station Chipping Warden   Satellite airfield (Little Rissington), Station in Bomber Command
No 1517 (BAT) Flt RAF Chipping Warden
RAF Station Odiham   Satellite airfield (Little Rissington), Station in Transport Command
No 1516 (BAT) Flt RAF Odiham
RAF Station Lulsgate Bottom    
No 3 (A) Flying Instructors' School RAF Lulsgate Bottom  
No 1540 (BAT) Flt RAF Lulsgate Bottom
RAF Station Peplow    
No 23 Heavy Glider Conversion Unit/Operational Refresher Training Unit RAF Peplow
RAF Station Seighford   Satellite airfield (Peplow)
RAF Station Shobden    
No 5 Glider Training School RAF Shobden  
Glider Instructors' Flight RAF Shobden  
RAF Station South Cerney South Cerney, Cirencester, Gloucestershire  
No 3 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit RAF South Cerney  
RAF Station Charmy Down C & M Party Satellite airfield (South Cerney)
RAF Station Docking   Satellite airfield (South Cerney), Station in Coastal Command
No 1525 (BAT) Flt RAF Docking
RAF Station Southrop   Satellite airfield (South Cerney)
No 1539 (BAT) Flt RAF Southrop  
No 2865 Rifle Sqn, RAF Regiment RAF Southrop  
RAF Station Stoke Orchard    
No 3 Glider Training School RAF Stoke Orchard  
RAF Station Culmhead   Satellite airfield (Stoke Orchard)
RAF Station North Leach   Satellite airfield (Stoke Orchard)
RAF Station Upavon Upavon, Marlborough, Wiltshire
No 7 (A) Flying Instructors' School RAF Upavon  
No 1537 (BAT) Flt RAF Upavon  
RAF Station Overton Heath   Satellite airfield (Upavon)
RAF Station Winkleigh C & M Party  

No 25 (Armament) Group

HQ - Buntingsdale Hall, Market Drayton, Shropshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Barrow    
No 10 Air Gunners School RAF Barrow  
RAF Station Blackpool   Station in TTC
School of Air Sea Rescue RAF Blackpool  
RAF Station Cark Cark-in-Cartmel, Lancashire  
Staff Pilot Training Unit RAF Cark  
RAF Station Catfoss Catfoss, nr Hull, East Yorkshire  
Central Gunnery School RAF Catfoss  
RAF Station Halfpenny Green    
No 3 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Halfpenny Green
No 1545 (BAT) Flt RAF Halfpenny Green
RAF Station Manby Manby, Louth, Lincolnshire  
Empire Air Armament School RAF Manby  
RAF Station Millom Haverigg, Millom, Cumberland  
No 2 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Millom  
RAF Station Mona    
No 8 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Mona  
RAF Station Pembrey Burry Point, Carmarthenshire
No 1 Air Gunners School RAF Pembrey  
RAF Station Penrhos Penrhos, Pwihelli  
No 9 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Penrhos  
RAF Station Hells Mouth   Satellite airfield (Penrhos)
RAF Station Llandwrog   Satellite airfield (Penrhos)
RAF Station Shawbury    
Empire Air Navigation School RAF Shawbury  
No 1534 (BAT) Flt RAF Shawbury
RAF Station Bratton   Satellite airfield (Shawbury)
RAF Station Staverton C & M Party  
RAF Station Moreton Vallence   Satellite airfield (Staverton)

 

No 29 (Training) Group

HQ - Dumfries

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Andreas    
No 11 Air Gunners School RAF Andreas
RAF Station Bishops Court    
No 7 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Bishops Court
No 12 Air Gunners School RAF Bishops Court
RAF Station Brackla    
Air Crew Allocation Centre RAF Brackla
RAF Station Castle Kennedy    
No 3 Air Gunners School RAF Castle Kennedy
RAF Station Dalcross    
No 2 Air Gunners School RAF Dalcross
No 6202 (Bomb Disposal) Flt (Det) RAF Dalcross 5130 BD Sqn
RAF Station Dumfries    
No 10 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Dumfries
RAF Station Jurby Jurby, Ramsey, Isle of Man  
Air Navigation and Bombing School RAF Jurby
Elementary Air Navigation School RAF Jurby
RAF Station Morpeth C & M Party  
RAF Station Ramsey Ramsey, Isle of Man  
Training Flying Control Centre RAF Ramsey  
RAF Station West Freugh West Freugh, Stranraer, Wigtownshire  
No 4 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit RAF West Freugh
RAF Station Wigtown Wigtown Wigtownshire  
No 1 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit RAF Wigtown

 

No 50 (Training) Group

HQ - Silvesters, Berkeley Avenue, Reading

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Booker    
No 21 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Booker  
RAF Station Denham   Satellite airfield (Booker)
RAF Station Cambridge    
No 22 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Cambridge  
RAF Station Caxton Gibbet   Satellite airfield (Cambridge)
RAF Station Clyffe Pypard    
No 29 Elementary Flying Training School Clyffe Pypard  
RAF Station Alton Barnes   Satellite airfield (Clyffe Pypard)
RAF Station Elstree    
Central Link Trainer School RAF Elstree  
RAF Station Fair Oaks    
No 18 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Fairoaks  
RAF Station Winkfield   Satellite airfield (Fair Oaks)
RAF Station Smiths Lawn   Satellite airfield (Fair Oaks)
RAF Station Bray   Satellite airfield (Fair Oaks)
RAF Station Panshanger    
No 1 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Panshanger  
Central Link Trainer School Flt RAF Panshanger  
RAF Station Hatfield   Satellite airfield (Panshanger)
RAF Station Shellingford    
No 3 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Shellingford  
RAF Station Sywell    
No 6 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Sywell  
RAF Station Denton   Satellite airfield (Sywell)
RAF Station Theale    
No 26 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Theale  
RAF Station Watchfield    
School of Flying Control RAF Watchfield  
Airfield Controllers School RAF Watchfield  
RAF Station Kelmscott   Satellite airfield (Watchfield)
RAF Station Wanborough   Satellite airfield (Watchfield)
RAF Station Woodley    
No 10 (E) Flying Instructors School RAF Woodley  
RAF Station Henley   Satellite airfield (Woodley)
RAF Station Waltham St Lawrence   Satellite airfield (Woodley)
RAF Station Worcester    
No 2 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Worcester  

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 Bellasize   Satellite airfield (Brough)
RAF Station Carlisle Kingstown Airport, Carlisle, Cumberland  
No 15 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Carlisle  
RAF Station Burnfoot   Satellite airfield (Carlisle)
RAF Station Kirkpatrick   Satellite airfield (Carlisle)
RAF Station Derby Burnaston Aerodrome, Derby  
No 16 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Derby  
RAF Station Abbots Bromley   Satellite airfield (Derby)
RAF Station Battlestead Hill   Satellite airfield (Derby)
RAF Station Desford Desford Aerodrome, Leicester
No 7 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Desford  
RAF Station Braunstone   Satellite airfield (Desford)
RAF Station Elmdon Elmdon, nr Birmingham  
No 14 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Elmdon  
RAF Station Hockley Heath   Satellite airfield (Elmdon)
RAF Station Perth Municipal Aerodrome, Perth.  
No 11 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Perth  
RAF Station Whitefield   Satellite airfield (Perth)
RAF Station Sealand   Station in Maintenance Command
No 24 Elementary Flying Training School RAF Sealand  
RAF Station Little Sutton   Satellite airfield (Sealand)
RAF Station Wolverhampton    
No 28 Elementary Flying Training School RAF  Wolverhampton  
Pupil Pilots Pool RAF  Wolverhampton  
RAF Station Penkridge   Satellite airfield (Wolverhampton)

No 54 (Training) Group

HQ - RAF Sunningdale, Berkshire

 
Unit Location/Address Notes
RAF Station Birmingham Viceroy Close, Bristol Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham  
Nos 26, 27 & 28 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards RAF Birmingham  
RAF Station Bournemouth    
No 3  RCAF Personnel Reception Centre RAF Bournemouth
RCAF Band RAF Bournemouth
RAF Station Bridgnorth Bridgnorth Shropshire  
No 50 Initial Training Wing RAF Bridgnorth Navs and Air Bombers
RAF Station Brighton    
No 11  RAAF Personnel Despatch and Reception Centre RAF Brighton  
No 12  RNZAF Personnel Reception Centre RAF Brighton  
RAF Station Cardington Bedford, Bedfordshire  
Nos 4 & 7 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards RAF Cardington Station in Balloon Command
RAF Station Coventry    
Air Crew Disposal Unit RAF Coventry  
RAF Station Doncaster   Station in Transport Command
Nos 1 and 18 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards RAF Doncaster  
RAF Station Eastchurch Eastchurch, Sheerness, Kent  
Combined Re-selection Centre RAF Eastchurch  
No 2857 Sqn RAF Regiment RAF Eastchurch  
RAF Edinburgh Savings Bank Buildings, Hanover Street, Edinburgh  
Nos 16 and 24 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards Edinburgh  
RAF Station Harrogate Spa Hotel, Harrogate, West Yorkshire  
No 7 Personnel Reception Centre RAF Harrogate
RAF Station Heaton Park    
Air Crew Despatch Centre RAF Heaton Park  
RAF Station Innsworth Innsworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire  
RCAF Ground Crew Holding Wing RAF Innsworth  
Book Distribution Centre RAF Innsworth  
RAF Station London (Euston) Euston House, Eversholt Street, London NW1  
Nos 11, 13, 14, 22 & 23 Aviation Candidate Selection Boards RAF London  
Preliminary Air Crew Training Wing RAF London  
RAF Station Morecombe   Station in TTC
Air Crew Training Wing (Polish) RAF Morecombe  
RAF Station Oxford    
Nos 15 Aviation Candidate Selection Board RAF Oxford  
RAF Station Padgate C & M Party  
RAF Station Sheffield   Station in Balloon Command?
Air Crew Refresher School RAF Sheffield  
RAF Station Stormy Down C & M Party  
RAF Station Torquay    
No 7 Air Crew Reception Centre RAF Torquay  
No 30 Reception and Classification Wing RAF Torquay  
No 34 Reception and Classification Wing RAF Torquay  
Personnel Selection, WAAF Training School RAF Torquay  
RAF Station Babbacombe   Satellite, RAF Torquay
RAF Station Paignton   Satellite, RAF Torquay

Source - SD161 (52st Edition) - January 1945

County names used are those in use at the time

[Command HQ | No 21 Group | No 23 Group | No 25 Group | No 29 Group | No 50 Group | No 51 Group | No 54 Group]

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