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[Jul 1927 | Jul 1928 | Sep 1928 | Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

It was supposedly formed on 1 February 1927 by redesignating the Inland Area Home Communication Flight but it was shown under its new designation in the December 1926 edition of AFL.

December 1926

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Northolt Fighting Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Alan P Ritchie 21 Oct 1925 AFC; later AVM
Fg Off Guybon E F Boyes 18 Nov 1925  

Source - December 1926 Air Force List

July 1927

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Northolt No 21 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Alan P Ritchie 21 Oct 1925 Officer Commanding, AFC; later AVM
Fg Off Edward W Arnold  5 May 1927 DFC

Source - July 1927 Air Force List

It moved to Hendon on 16 April 1928.

July 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Hendon Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt James I T Jones  1 Feb 1928 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, DFC, MM
Fg Off Norman W K Seeman 18 Oct 1927  

Source - July 1928 Air Force List

September 1928

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Avro 504

Bristol F2B

Fairey Flycatcher

Hawker Woodcock

RAF Hendon Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt James I T Jones  1 Feb 1928 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, DFC, MM
Fg Off Norman W K Seeman 18 Oct 1927  

Source - September 1928 Air Force List

July 1929

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Hendon Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt James I T Jones  1 Feb 1928 Officer Commanding, DSO, MC, DFC, MM
Fg Off William E Symonds 23 Mar 1929  

Source - July 1929 Air Force List

July 1930

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Hendon Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Reginald F S Leslie 16 Sep 1929 Officer Commanding, DSC, DFC, AFC
Fg Off Henry D Mitchelmore 19 Sep 1929  

Source - July 1930 Air Force List

July 1931

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Hendon Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Flt Lt Reginald F S Leslie 16 Sep 1929 Officer Commanding, DSC, DFC, AFC
Fg Off Henry D Mitchelmore 19 Sep 1929  

Source - July 1931 Air Force List

July 1932

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Hendon Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Charles R Keary 17 Jul 1931 Officer Commanding
Fg Off Henry D Mitchelmore 19 Sep 1929  

Source - July 1932 Air Force List

July 1933

Aircraft operated Location Command/Group
Various RAF Hendon Inland Area

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr Charles R Keary 17 Jul 1931 Officer Commanding
Fg Off Cecil R Davies  1 Jul 1932  

Source - July 1933 Air Force List

It was absorbed into No 24 (Communication) Squadron on 10 July 1933

[Jul 1927 | Jul 1928 | Sep 1928 | Jul 1929 | Jul 1930 | Jul 1931 | Jul 1932 | Jul 1933 | Jul 1934 | Jul 1935 | Jul 1936 | Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939]

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