Welcome to RAF College Cranwell

College In Summer
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.

Commemoration Service St Vincents Caythorpe

St Vincents

On Saturday 10th September personnel from Royal Air Force College Cranwell attended a service of Commemoration at St Vincent’s Church in Caythorpe,

New Commandant of RAF College Cranwell

Comdt  Squires

Personnel from around the Station gathered in the Rotunda of the Royal Air Force College to say farewell to Air Commodore Chris Luck on his last day as Commandant of the Royal Air Force College after almost 3 years in post.

RAF Photographic Competition 2016: “People’s Choice” public vote launches today


The annual public vote for the ‘People’s Choice’ RAF image of the year opens today. Members of the public can choose one of nine contenders through a dedicated website.

IOTC Million Metre Row

IOTC Million Metre Row

A team of cadets from D Squadron are aiming to row 1 million metres over the course of Term 3 to raise awareness and as much money as they can for the Scarlett Gray Fund.

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