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The Royal Air Force College ( RAFC) is the Royal Air Force military academy which provides initial training to all RAF personnel who are preparing to become commissioned officers. The College also provides initial training to aircrew cadets and is responsible for all RAF recruiting along with officer and aircrew selection.
Royal Air Force Cranwell or more simply RAF Cranwell ( ICAO: EGYD) is a Royal Air Force station in Lincolnshire, England, close to the village of Cranwell, near Sleaford. Among other functions, it is home to the Royal Air Force College (RAFC), which trains the RAF's new officers and aircrew.
All of our Officer training takes place at RAF Cranwell, a thriving RAF station in the heart of Lincolnshire, with a long and distinguished history. Get to know a little more about what it’s really like to complete Officer training at RAF Cranwell.
Contact Us News Media enquiries Contact the Media and Communications Officers: Email: CRN-BSW-Generalenquiries@mod.gov.uk Call us 01400 26 1201 For general enquiries please contact this switchboard number. Find us RAF Cranwell, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 8HB. Council: North Kesteven District Council When you arrive
History of Royal Air Force Cranwell. 1933 Photo of the college hall. Cranwell’s association with aviation began during World War I. The Admiralty needed to establish a series of air stations around the south and east coasts to supplement the coastguard system and to alert our shore defences against sea and air invasion.
5 de fev. de 2020 · Today, 5th February 2020, RAF College Cranwell began its Centenary celebrations with an Ensign Raising Ceremony and Church Service to commemorate the Centenary of Founders Day in front of the majestic College Hall Officers’ Mess.