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This is a list of Royal Air Force groups. The group is a formation just below command level.

  • No. 1 Group RAF
  • No. 2 Group RAF
  • No. 3 Group RAF
  • No. 4 Group RAF
  • No. 5 Group RAF
  • No. 6 Group RAF
  • No. 7 Group RAF
  • No. 8 Group RAF
  • No. 9 Group RAF
  • No. 10 Group RAF
  • No. 11 Group RAF
  • No. 12 Group RAF
  • No. 13 Group RAF
  • No. 14 Group RAF
  • No. 15 Group RAF
  • No. 16 Group RAF
  • No. 17 Group RAF
  • No. 18 Group RAF
  • No. 11/18 Group RAF
  • No. 19 Group RAF
  • No. 20 Group RAF
  • No. 21 Group RAF
  • No. 22 Group RAF
  • No. 23 Group RAF
  • No. 24 Group RAF
  • No. 25 Group RAF
  • No. 26 Group RAF
  • No. 27 Group RAF
  • No. 28 Group RAF
  • No. 29 Group RAF
  • No. 30 Group RAF - headquartered at Chessington, near Surbiton, Surrey (RAF Balloon Command)
  • No. 31 Group RAF - Balloon Barrage group
  • No. 32 Group RAF - HQ at Claverton Manor, Claverton, near Bath, Somerset (Balloon Barrage group)
  • No. 33 Group RAF - headquartered at Parkhead House, Abbey Lane, Sheffield, Yorkshire (Balloon Barrage group)
  • No. 34 Group RAF - headquartered at Tor House, Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh (Balloon Barrage group)
  • No. 38 Group RAF
  • No. 40 Group RAF
  • No. 41 Group RAF
  • No. 42 Group RAF
  • No. 43 Group RAF
  • No. 44 Group RAF
  • No. 45 Group RAF
  • No. 46 Group RAF
  • No. 47 Group RAF
  • No. 48 Group RAF
  • No. 50 Group RAF
  • No. 51 Group RAF
  • No. 52 Group RAF
  • No. 53 Group RAF
  • No. 54 Group RAF
  • No. 60 Group RAF - formed 23 March 1940 in Fighter Command to control RDF (Radar) Stations and other Radio units. Amalgamated with No. 26 Group to form No. 90 (Signals) Group, 25 April 1946.[1]
  • No. 61 Group RAF
  • No. 62 Group RAF
  • No. 63 Group RAF
  • No. 64 Group RAF
  • No. 65 Group RAF
  • No. 66 Group RAF
  • No. 67 Group RAF
  • No. 70 Group RAF
  • No. 71 Group RAF
  • No. 72 Group RAF
  • No. 81 Group RAF - reformed as part of Fighter Command in January 1952 to control the command's training units. Disbanded in 1957.[2]
  • No. 82 Group RAF
  • No. 83 Group RAF
  • No. 84 Group RAF
  • No. 85 Group RAF
  • No. 87 Group RAF
  • No. 88 Group RAF
  • No. 90 Group RAF - No 26 Group and No 60 Group were amalgamated to form No 90 Group on 25 April 1946. The group was disbanded in 1973.[3]
  • No. 91 Group RAF
  • No. 92 Group RAF
  • No. 93 Group RAF
  • No. 100 Group RAF - Second World War only. Electronic warfare.
  • No. 106 Group RAF - In June 1943, No. 1 PRU was formed into No 106 Wing, with five squadrons (Nos. 540 to 544 inclusive) and an Operational Training Unit.[4] The Wing was elevated to Group status in April 1944, with two Mosquito and two Spitfire Squadrons (No. 543 Squadron having been disbanded when the aircraft strength per Squadron was increased).
  • No. 200 Group RAF
  • No. 201 Group RAF
  • No. 202 Group RAF
  • No. 203 Group RAF
  • No. 204 Group RAF
  • No. 205 Group RAF
  • No. 206 Group RAF
  • No. 207 Group RAF
  • No. 210 Group RAF
  • No. 211 Group RAF
  • No. 212 Group RAF
  • No. 213 Group RAF
  • No. 214 Group RAF
  • No. 215 Group RAF
  • No. 216 Group RAF
  • No. 217 Group RAF
  • No. 218 Group RAF
  • No. 219 Group RAF
  • No. 221 Group RAF
  • No. 222 Group RAF
  • No. 223 Group RAF
  • No. 224 Group RAF
  • No. 225 Group RAF
  • No. 226 Group RAF
  • No. 227 Group RAF
  • No. 228 Group RAF
  • No. 229 Group RAF
  • No. 230 Group RAF
  • No. 231 Group RAF
  • No. 232 Group RAF
  • No. 233 Group RAF
  • No. 238 Group RAF
  • No. 241 Group RAF
  • No. 242 Group RAF
  • No. 246 Group RAF
  • No. 247 Group RAF
  • No. 300 Group RAF
  • No. 333 Group RAF
  • Air Defence Group RAF
  • Armament Group RAF
  • Experimental Group RAF
  • Firth of Forth Group RAF
  • Technical Group RAF
  • Training Group RAF
  • No. 3 (Indian) Group RAF

References

  1. ^ Air of Authority - A History of RAF Organisation, Groups 50-67, accessed 24 May 2008
  2. ^ John D. Rawlings, 'The History of the Royal Air Force,' Temple Press Aerospace, 1984, p.206-207
  3. ^ Air of Authority, accessed 24 May 2008
  4. ^ http://www.rafweb.org/Grp06.htm

See also

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