Write your chapter

of the RAF’s history

Share a story about your service or the service of someone close to your heart – and write your chapter of the RAF’s 100-year history.
1914 - 1918
World War One

The world's oldest independent air force, the Royal Air Force and Women's Royal Air Force were formed on 1 April 1918, by the amalgamation of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service, conducting operations until the war ended. Explore stories, or add your own, from the early days of military aviation.

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