The Central Flying School (CFS) was established on 12 May 1912. On behalf of Defence, CFS
develops, delivers and promotes the highest standards of flying and flying instruction, in the
synthetic and live environments, on fixed, rotary wing and relevant remotely piloted air systems. 

Today, CFS consists of Exam Wing and the Smith-Barry Academy (SBA). SBA delivers a range of aircrew instructor courses and also covers Flying Training Research and Development, AP3456 and Human Performance.


RAF College Cranwell

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RAF Stations