Creating Comics: Royal Air Force Links

• Sourced while I edited the first issues of Titan’s (now defunct) RAF Magazine. I’ve kept them up as I thought they might be of interest to writers.

Official Sites


Ministry of Defence

MOD Links Page

The Royal Air Force

Royal Air Force Links Page

Royal Air Force Armourers

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The RAF Benevolent Fund

The War Graves Commission

Squadrons

The Empire Test Pilots School
The Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS) is established to provide The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) with Service pilots for employment as test pilots for acceptance testing duties and for aerodynamics and systems research. The School also trains Flight Test Engineers (FTE) from the MOD and both pilots and FTEs from Commonwealth and other friendly nations. Graduate test pilots and FTEs may go on to contribute to Service equipment programmes as combined test team members, procurement managers, operational requirements staff or in the increasingly crucial ‘intelligent customer’ role in liaison Aerospace contractors.

News Sources

Air Scene UK

ETS

Global Defence

Professional Pilots Rumour Net

MOD Projects
Details the status of upcoming new kit including FOAS, all-terrain vehicles etc.

Air Force Technology

Ed Raptor’s Royal Air Force page

Events


• AirNet
Link: http://fly.to/airnet/
A brilliant resource for air enthusisasts with links to all major air sites across the globe. A real labour of love, and regularly updated by the look of it

Royal Air Tattoo

The Red Arrows

Yahoo UK Air Shows Search

The Dayton Air Show

Canadian International Air Show

Indianapolis Air Show

History


WORLD WAR TWO
The Second World War Site
These pages are intended to be a general World War Two resource, providing background information and useful and interesting facts.

Great Airplanes of World War 2

World War II – Prisoners of War – Stalag Luft I

Dambusters.org
Archive site on the 1943 raids

Bob Baxter’s Bomber Command

This site is dedicated to the thousands of men from all nations who flew with bravery and dedication on operations with RAF Bomber Command during WWII, but especially to the 55,573 who made the ultimate sacrifice

• Captain Donald Macintosh
Link: www.worldwarbombers.com
Donald Macintosh was a Royal Air Force bomber pilot of a Lancaster bomber in 1944, part of the squadron that sank the Tirpitz. The site includes both the audio and a transcript of an interview with him and his wartime experiences.

Plane Writing: Pilots Biographies

RAF Comrades

Publishers
Pen and Sword Publishing

Suppliers

BAE Systems

Rolls Royce: Helicopters

Miscellaneous

Tips on Military Writing

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