Welcome to RAF College Cranwell

College Parade Ground
Cranwell Crest Air Cmdr Squires

Air Commodore P J M Squires OBE ADC MA BEng (Hons) RAF
Commandant RAF College Cranwell

Welcome to the official website of the Royal Air Force College Cranwell; a thriving RAF Station in the heart of Lincolnshire. RAF College Cranwell has a long and distinguished history dating back to its foundation as a Royal Navy training establishment in 1916, and the current College Headquarters is situated in the iconic Grade 2* listed College Hall.

The RAF College Cranwell selects and trains officers and airmen aircrew to become the leaders of tomorrow, as well as supporting and directing RAF recruiting and initial training. It is also the home of a range of other important units including Headquarters Air Cadets. I hope that you will enjoy your time at RAF College Cranwell, whether it be long or short.

Central Flying School Colour Laying up Ceremony

CSF Colour Laying up ceremony

On Sunday the 12th of March, Central Flying School personnel travelled to St Clements Danes Church in London to witness the laying up of the old Central Flying School Colour.

Regional Medical Centre Healthy Heart Campaign

Healthy Heart

The Regional Medical Centre at Cranwell will be running a "Healthy Heart" campaign throughout February.

No 3 FTS Graduation Ceremony

3FTS Graduation

Pilots from Nos 221 and 222 Multi-engine Pilot Training courses and rearcrew from No 37 Weapons Systems Operator (Crewman Fixed Wing) courses, and No 26 Weapon Systems Operators (Linguist) course, graduated in a joint ceremony in the Rotunda of College Hall Officers’ Mess at RAF College Cranwell on 3rd February.

The Queens Squadron Graduation

Air Marshall Atha

Air Marshal Stuart Atha CB DSO MA BSc RAF, DCom Ops, was the Reviewing Officer at the graduation of The Queen’s Squadron at RAF College Cranwell.

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