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RAF Middle East - July 1927

Units administered directly by HQ RAF Middle East

Villa Victoria, Cairo

Unit Location
RAF Depot Middle East Aboukir
  1. Meteorological Station
  2. Port Depot Detachment
  1. Aboukir
  2. Alexandria
No 216 (Bombing) Sqn Heliopolis
  1. Meteorological Station
  1. Heliopolis
No 4 Flying Training School Abu Sueir
  1. Meteorological Station
  1. Abu Sueir
No 8 (Bombing) Sqn (a) Aden
  1. Meteorological Station
  2. Detachment
  1. Aden
  2. Somaliland
No 208 (Army Co-operation) Sqn Moascar, Ismailia
No 47 (Bombing) Sqn Helwan
  1. Detached Flight
  1. Khattoum
No 45 (Bombing) Sqn Heliopolis

(a) Under control of GOC, Aden for operations

The AOC Middle East is also responsible for the administrative control of the RAF in Palestine and Transjordan

RAF in Transjordan and Palestine Command (HQ - Amman)

Unit Location
No 14 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (less 1 Flt) Amman
No 2 Armoured Car Company (1 Section) Amman
No 2 Armoured Car Company (HQ and 2 Sections) Ramleh
No 14 (Army Co-operation) Sqn (1 Flt) Ramleh
Meteorological Station Ramleh
Supply Depot Sarafand
MT Repair Section Sarafand
RAF Hospital Sarafand
W/T Station Jerusalem
No 2 Wireless Coy, RCS Sarafand


Source - July 1927 Air Force List

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