Welcome to The RAF in Essex, WW1 to the Cold War

Website about all the RAF Airfields and auxiliary sites in Essex.

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This website is dedicated to all the people who gave their lives and time to build a better future and democracy for us and generations to come.

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Royal Flying Corp
The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War.

Airfields and Barracks
There were many airfields and Barracks across Essex. Suttons Farm, Hare Hall Camp,Warley Barracks all trained Men for the Front

Sucide Club
British WWI 'suicide club' whose fighter pilots took on Germany and the Red Baron with only 15 hours' training and lasted on average just 11 days