The Royal Flying Corps was the air arm of the British Army during the First World War. This site provides an introduction to the history of the Royal Flying Corps and its aircraft during the First World War, together with links to other related sites and suggestions for further reading. Details . The brown buttons removed but present. Copyright complaints  ~   Nov. 1916 - B(aupaume) Jasta Boelcke'. tunickhaki gabardine cloth Royal Flying Corps 'Maternity' pattern officer's tunic. Shop from the world's largest selection and best deals for royal flying corps. The Royal Flying Corps was formed by Royal Warrant on 13 April 1912, and came into being a month later when the Air Battalion was absorbed into the Military Wing of the new Corps in May. Silver embroidered shoulder boards interwoven in black and with thick yellow propeller appliqués. In stock. View this object . v. Richthofen Rittmeister', on a passepartout with short, printed notice on his death. Signs of age. The English uniform regulations of 1911 resp. In the days following the outbreak of war in 1914, the programme for mobilization of the RFC was, in the main, successfully carried out. In April 1918 the RFC was combined with the Royal Naval Air Service to become the Royal Air Force. Be the first to review this product . Angled pocket on the chest. Make offer - WW1 British RFC Royal Flying Corps uniform- MADE TO YOUR SIZES. Qty. green gabardine Excellent Quality 100% Polyester Royal Flying Corps Regimental Tie. He served with the 69th Punjabis, Queen's Own Corps of Guides, and 57th Wilde's Rifles.He had learned to fly in 1911, receiving Certificate No. Rare, ca. The History Bunker Ltd - Reproduction ww1, ww2 uniforms for renactments, film, theatre, and TV, and hire, http://www.thehistorybunker.co.uk/acatalog/copy_of_WW1_Uniforms.html. The chapters contain photographic postcards of: Infantry officers and other ranks, Dominion Troops, Infantry Weapons, Machine Gun and Tank Corps, Royal Artillery, Wheels and Transport, Army Service Corps, Royal Army Medical Corps, Royal Engineers, Royal Flying Corps and Battle Insignia. The tunic bears two RFC bronze collar badges, the worsted rank insignia of a captain on each shoulder strap. This is an embroidered badge which would have been worn on the tunic of a pilot in the Royal Flying Corps. Aviator's brown leather helmet with a short nape, cheek flaps and brown fleece lining. 11th July 2014. tunic – green gabardine material two lower shirt pockets; belt hooks; shoulder straps, fully lined; one inside pocket; breeches – khaki drill; two side slash pockets; brace and button attachments; button fastening lower legs; side cap. Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review. The RFC was in existence from 1912 to 1918. Major General Mark Kerr designed the first officer uniform which was largely pale blue with gold braid trimmings. But, like his elder brother, he was determined to serve, and he can be seen in Royal Engineers uniform in one or two photos. Above the medal ribbons is a WW2 pattern Royal Flying Corps pilots wing. World War 1 Royal Flying Corps officer re-enactor from The great war Society wearing full uniform. 'In memory of my 11th Englishman + 23. they offered to the newly formed Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service pilots. Royal Air Force - Initial Uniform Design( ? Feb 18, 2015 - Explore Andrea's board "research- ww1 Royal Flying Corps" on Pinterest. Only light wear. The Royal Flying Corps 1914-18. He was eventually accepted by the Royal Flying Corps, and sent to Oxford for training in the spring of 1917; he received his graduation certificate, complete with ‘wings’ badge, in November 1917. Field-grey, satin-gloss lining, two coattail pockets. Brass Royal Artillery officers tunic buttons to the front and pockets. In 1972 the museum opened to the public and the collection has subsequently grown to over 100,000 items. The English uniform regulations of 1911 resp. Regimental Badge.— The Royal xrms and Supporters, with the mottoes, Ubiquc over, and Quo fas ct gloria diiai/ii below. Members of the RFC which was later merged with the Royal Naval Air Service to form the Royal Air Force. [Odhams Press Ltd, 1933], https://www.alamy.com/mechanics-of-the-royal-flying-corps-farnborough-first-world-war-1915-1933-members-of-the-rfc-which-was-later-merged-with-the-royal-naval-air-service-to-form-the-royal-air-force-from-quotthe-pageant-of-the-centuryquot-odhams-press-ltd-1933-image274146828.html, The Duke of York, in captain's uniform, meets decorated officer of the Flying Corps, Geoffrey F. Hughes, Government House, Sydney, 1927 / Sam Hood, https://www.alamy.com/the-duke-of-york-in-captains-uniform-meets-decorated-officer-of-the-image68245802.html. July 3rd, 1915, https://www.alamy.com/queen-alexandra-at-the-royal-aircraft-factory-farnborough-july-3rd-1915-where-she-named-four-of-the-aeroplanes-furnished-by-the-overseas-club-to-the-royal-flying-corps-july-3rd-1915-image359826293.html, Men in period uniform pose by a Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2, on display at Horse Guards Parade, as part of the RAF100 Centenary Celebrations, https://www.alamy.com/men-in-period-uniform-pose-by-a-royal-aircraft-factory-be2-on-display-at-horse-guards-parade-as-part-of-the-raf100-centenary-celebrations-image212430878.html, Remembrance Sunday service wreath laying ceremony took place at Stow Maries Aerodrome. Copyright © 21/12/2020 Alamy Ltd. All rights reserved. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-world-war-1-royal-flying-corps-officer-re-enactor-from-the-great-war-73461455.html. The Lewis gun, the standard armament of an Observer usually fitted on a Scarff ring or on a post, is over my shoulder, I have a full face winter flying helmet which only leaves my eye area unprotected, which are then covered by fur-backed goggles. 231,782,622 stock photos, vectors and videos, Re-enactor dressed in the uniform of a soldier in the RFC from WW1, https://www.alamy.com/licenses-and-pricing/?v=1, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-re-enactor-dressed-in-the-uniform-of-a-soldier-in-the-rfc-from-ww1-84724713.html, A flight tunic for officers of the Royal Flying Corps Service uniform of khaki coloured cotton material in typical ulanka (lancer's tunic) cut for RFC officers, turn-down collar, two flapped shirttail pockets. 1918. • Royal Flying Corps • • People index • I have produced a data file comprising RFC/RAF/RNAS aircrew names from a variety of documents and databases, presented in a standard format. The Royal Flying Corps was formed on 13th May 1912 and served through the majority of the First World War. 'Types of the British Army', 1919. 6 x 4.7 x 2.7 cm. Behind glass in a slightly cambered silver frame with a superimposed miniature of his Iron Cross (at the upper left) and his Pour le mérite Order (at the lower right), at the lower edge stamped '8850' and with hallmark '92, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-manfred-freiherr-von-richthofen-the-most-victorious-fighter-pilot-51502656.html, https://www.alamy.com/lieutenant-bh-barrington-kennett-the-first-adjutant-of-the-rfc-1912-1933-artist-flight-photo-image262788165.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-manfred-freiherr-von-richthofen-the-most-victorious-fighter-pilot-51502665.html, https://www.alamy.com/albert-ball-british-first-world-war-pilot-and-recipient-of-the-victoria-cross-c1917-c1937-artist-unknown-image262788681.html. Photo is taken in the garden of a private house in England. During the early part of the war, the RFC supported the British … Cadets of the RAFAC which includes the ATC and CCF Sections wear similar uniforms. On 1 April 1918, the RFC joined with the RNAS to become the Royal Air Force. Email. A memorial has been erected on the parade ground, by which the service took place, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-remembrance-sunday-service-wreath-laying-ceremony-took-place-at-stow-125764284.html. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-lieutenant-bh-barrington-kennett-the-first-adjutant-of-the-rfc-1912-135275246.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-armed-forces-day-110577440.html. Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, the most victorious fighter pilot of the First World War and Knight of the Pour le mérite order. Photograph taken in the famous London studios of Alexander Bassano. Rubber strap aged. Double-breasted jacket with buttons resp. In 1918, it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service to become the Royal Air Force. World War 1 Royal Flying Corps officer re-enactor from The Great War Society wearing full uniform. The Royal Flying Corps was established in 1912 coming under the control of the War Office. – all of which were worn over the uniform. Artist: Unknown. hooks, light brown plastic buttons, grey green lining with illegible stamping. We are now producing these uniforms ourselves here in England. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-world-war-1-royal-flying-corps-officer-re-enactor-from-the-great-war-73461443.html. Fingered gloves with long cuffs. Credit: Malcolm Park editorial/Alamy Live News, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-raf-fairford-gloucestershire-uk-11th-july-2014-early-20th-century-71681806.html, A flight tunic for officers of the Royal Flying Corps Service uniform of khaki coloured cotton material in typical ulanka (lancer´s tunic) cut for RFC officers, turn-down collar, two flapped shirttail pockets. Add To Basket. 67 Xlbe Corps of IRoval JEuoiucers—^w///«?^^v/. https://www.alamy.com/photograph-taken-on-30th-april-1924-lieutenant-colonel-latham-valentine-stewart-blacker-obe-1-october-1887-19-april-1964-was-a-british-army-officer-and-inventor-of-weapons-he-invented-the-blacker-bombard-from-which-was-developed-the-hedgehog-anti-submarine-spigot-mortar-and-laid-the-basis-of-the-piat-anti-tank-weaponhe-served-in-afghanistan-turkestan-and-russia-earning-several-mentions-in-dispatches-he-served-with-the-69th-punjabis-queens-own-corps-of-guides-and-57th-wildes-rifleshe-had-learned-to-fly-in-1911-receiving-certificate-no-121-from-the-royal-aero-club-image230194960.html, RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire UK. An archive of First World War research information on soldiers in the Royal Flying Corps And Royal Air Force. Lieutenant BH Barrington-Kennett, the first Adjutant of the RFC, 1912 (1933). From "The Pageant of the Century". Product Code: 7525 £18.00. WW1 British RFC Royal Flying Corps short leather coat BLACK- MADE TO YOUR SIZES. Dimensions ca. A framed Sanke portrait postcard with autograph in ink. Quick Overview. Queen Alexandra at the Royal Aircraft Factory, Farnborough, July 3rd, 1915, where she named four of the aeroplanes furnished by the Overseas Club to the Royal Flying Corps. Early 20th century military uniforms at RIAT. Shop with confidence on eBay! Maker's inscription, 'Triplex Safety Glass STC Aero Mask'. WW1 British RFC Royal Flying Corps uniform- MADE TO YOUR SIZES. Sitemap. Profile portrait in uniform highly decorated with orders, signed 'Frhr. on top. With the establishment of the Royal Air Force as an independent service on 1 April 1918, orders were issued detailing new uniform patterns. Worn, ca. The Naval Wing, with fewer pilots and aircraft than the Military Wing, did not organise itself into squadrons until 1914; it separated from the RFC that same year. Folding upwards on the visor, the lid inside weight with lead. See more ideas about uniform shirts, royal, ww1. With breeches of the same grey cloth (small moth holes) with light-coloured cotton pocket lining. The tunic has CHEST WINGS, breeches and capThe uniform will be tailor made to your child's measurements, once the order is placed we will contact you to send you a measurement chart for you to complete. £239.00 + £14.00 postage. Uniforms of the Royal Flying Corps and RNAS, Sergeant, Royal Flying Corps: 1914 (Men at War). Somewhere under all that is me, dressed in the typical flying clothing of an RFC Observer in 1917. https://www.alamy.com/a-vintage-black-and-white-portrait-photograph-of-captain-g-r-taylor-of-the-royal-flying-corps-previously-of-the-bedfordshire-regiment-taken-on-5th-june-1918-photograph-taken-in-the-famous-london-studios-of-alexander-bassano-image338291609.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-air-training-corps-57338126.html, Mechanics of the Royal Flying Corps, Farnborough, First World War, 1915, (1933). This guide contains advice on how to search for records of Royal Flying Corps (RFC) airmen. 1915 A flying helmet, partially lined with brown fur, ear flaps fasten with press snaps. The period between May 1912 and March 1918, coinciding with the short life of the Royal Flying Corps, represented one of the most interesting, exciting and turbulent periods in the development of British aviation. WW1 British RFC Royal Flying Corps Uniform, We are now producing these uniforms ourselves here in England, This item can be seen at our old website here http://www.thehistorybunker.co.uk/acatalog/copy_of_WW1_Uniforms.html, 30", 32", 34", 36", 38", 40", Tailor Made. Offered is an original British First World War Royal Flying Corps brass pilot wing badge. Albert Ball, British First World War pilot and recipient of the Victoria Cross, c1917 (c1937). Individual pattern, unworn. Young male and female RAF Cadets dressed in uniform and berets at The Valley Gardens 1940's Day,Harrogate,North Yorkshire,England. Worn, s, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-a-brown-leather-flight-suit-for-an-english-pilot-royal-flying-corps-31659550.html, Side view of a Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2,on display at Horse Guards Parade, as part of the RAF100 Centenary Celebrations, https://www.alamy.com/side-view-of-a-royal-aircraft-factory-be2on-display-at-horse-guards-parade-as-part-of-the-raf100-centenary-celebrations-image212634611.html, Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen (1892 - 1918), a snuffbox of the English Major Lanoe Hawker, 1916 Made of brass and copper in the shape of an English visor cap, on the lid the sign of the Royal Flying Corps, on the cap band a commemorative engraving (transl.) "Badly Bent"- photograph of five men in uniform sitting in front of a crashed Royal Flying Corps aircraft with a shamrock symbol on the side. ordon of Khartoum, Gerald Graham, Kitchener of Khartoum, ^^arren, andothers. Made in UK. £199.99 + £14.00 postage. The Royal Flying Corp comprised a military wing, a naval wing (later the Royal Naval Air Service, RNAS) and a flying school. Interior label has the original owners name inked “W S Wray”. A vintage black and white photograph taken in 1917, showing a young male pilot of the British Royal Flying Corps, during the First World War, in full uniform wearing a monocle, and smoking a cigarette in a holder. When the First World War began, Canada did not have its own air force, apart from a short-live… hooks, light brown plastic buttons, grey green lining with illegible stamping. Terms and conditions  ~   Monochrome of World War 1 Royal Flying Corps officer re-enactor from The Great War Society wearing full uniform. Safety glasses in brown non-ferrous metal frames. 1918. historic, historical, 1910s, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-two-pairs-of-aviators-gloves-and-a-helmet-royal-flying-corps-a-pair-31663222.html, Aviation - Bristol Fighter Plane - Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-aviation-bristol-fighter-plane-biggleswade-bedfordshire-108412071.html, A ulanka and breeches of a lieutenant of the flying corps Privately purchased piece. Lieutenant-Colonel Latham Valentine Stewart Blacker OBE (1 October 1887 – 19 April 1964) was a British Army officer and inventor of weapons; he invented the Blacker Bombard, from which was developed the Hedgehog anti-submarine spigot-mortar - and laid the basis of the PIAT anti tank weaponHe served in Afghanistan, Turkestan, and Russia, earning several mentions in dispatches. https://www.alamy.com/young-male-and-female-raf-cadets-dressed-in-uniform-and-berets-at-the-valley-gardens-1940s-dayharrogatenorth-yorkshireengland-image257967528.html. U.K. – BADGE – ROYAL FLYING CORPS – UNIFORM EMBROIDERED PILOT BADGE. Artist: Unknown, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-commander-samson-royal-navy-flying-corps-first-world-war-1914-artist-28802267.html, https://www.alamy.com/manfred-freiherr-von-richthofen-1892-1918-a-snuffbox-of-the-english-major-lanoe-hawker-1916-made-of-brass-and-copper-in-the-shape-of-an-english-visor-cap-on-the-lid-the-sign-of-the-royal-flying-corps-on-the-cap-band-a-commemorative-engraving-transl-in-memory-of-my-11th-englishman-23-nov-1916-baupaume-jasta-boelcke-folding-upwards-on-the-visor-the-lid-inside-weight-with-lead-dimensions-ca-6-x-47-x-27-cm-richthofens-11th-downing-and-till-then-also-his-most-difficult-one-was-the-english-boelcke-major-lanoe-hawker-wh-additional-rights-clearance-info-not-available-image243192332.html. The location is apt as Point Cook is also the birthplace of both the Australian Flying Corps (AFC) and its successor, the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The predominant colours of Royal Air Force uniforms are blue-grey and Wedgwood blue. One glove is stamped inside, 'Fownes Own Make Worcester', Size 7/2. Creator: Richard Simkin. The RFC included the Military Wing and Naval Wing, the latter becoming the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) in July 1914 under the control of the Admiralty. Fingered gloves with a fleece lined pouch for use as a mitten against the cold, and long cuffs. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-ww1-royal-flying-corps-c1914-artist-unknown-135299078.html. A Christmas Greetings Card, 1913 - sent by C. A. H. Longcroft of the 2nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps, Montrose (see: 10528927), featuring a small inserted photograph of an Avro 504 biplane. A pair of aviator's gloves trimmed with dark fur (mink?) A Bristol F2 fighter of the Royal Flying Corps, 1917. Thus, at the start of the war pilots were provided with a more formalised issue of motoring gear – weatherproof coats, goggles, gauntlets, leather boots etc. Photos, obituaries and short service records all available to view and download. A vintage black and white portrait photograph of Captain G. R. Taylor of the Royal Flying Corps, previously of the Bedfordshire Regiment, taken on 5th June 1918. Inscribed inside, 'FLIGHT 190912 C.P.O. I don't know whether s… Richthofens 11th downing, and till then also his most difficult one, was the 'English Boelcke', Major Lanoe Hawker, wh, Additional-Rights-Clearance-Info-Not-Available, https://www.alamy.com/manfred-freiherr-von-richthofen-1892-1918-a-snuffbox-of-the-english-major-lanoe-hawker-1916-made-of-brass-and-copper-in-the-shape-of-an-english-visor-cap-on-the-lid-the-sign-of-the-royal-flying-corps-on-the-cap-band-a-commemorative-engraving-transl-in-memory-of-my-11th-englishman-23-nov-1916-baupaume-jasta-boelcke-folding-upwards-on-the-visor-the-lid-inside-weight-with-lead-dimensions-ca-6-x-47-x-27-cm-richthofens-11th-downing-and-till-then-also-his-most-difficult-one-was-the-english-boelcke-major-lanoe-hawker-wh-additional-rights-clearance-info-not-available-image243192333.html. Stow Maries Aerodrome, Essex, England, UK 15.05.2014 Commemoration of Edgar Roberts WWI Royal Flying Corps Pilot accompanied on his fighter pilot missions by his terrier Mersea Mick. The Corps’ duties included reconnaissance, bombing, observation for the artillery, co-operation with the infantry in attacking enemy positions, scout (or fighter) flights, supply drops, and observation for the Royal Navy. World War 1 Royal Flying Corps officer re-enactor from The Great War Society wearing full uniform. On 1st April 1918, the RFC and the RNAS (Royal Navy Air Service) were separated from the army and the navy and merged to form a new service, the Royal Air Force. Two pairs of aviator's gloves and a helmet, Royal Flying Corps A pair of aviator's gloves of light brown leather. Handmade 100% Polyester Tie . Photograph taken on 30th April 1924. Many Commonwealth air forces' uniforms are also based on the RAF pattern, but with nationality shoulder flashes. Artist: Unknown. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-albert-ball-british-first-world-war-pilot-and-recipient-of-the-victoria-135279849.html, Commander Samson, Royal Navy Flying Corps, First World War, 1914. Commissioned Ranks: - Royal Flying Corps Royal Naval Air Service Royal Air Force - Interim Uniform Design (Apr 1918 - Aug 1919). supplements of 1913 included this type of tunic, which was later known in the English army as the 'ma, Additional-Rights-Clearance-Info-Not-Available, https://www.alamy.com/a-flight-tunic-for-officers-of-the-royal-flying-corps-service-uniform-of-khaki-coloured-cotton-material-in-typical-ulanka-lancers-tunic-cut-for-rfc-officers-turn-down-collar-two-flapped-shirttail-pockets-double-breasted-jacket-with-buttons-resp-hooks-light-brown-plastic-buttons-grey-green-lining-with-illegible-stamping-sewn-shoulder-boards-without-rank-designations-gilt-17-mm-brass-buttons-the-english-uniform-regulations-of-1911-resp-supplements-of-1913-included-this-type-of-tunic-which-was-later-known-in-the-english-army-as-the-ma-additional-rights-clearance-info-not-available-image245932655.html, Military - Army Air Corps Centre - Middle Wallop, Hampshire, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-military-army-air-corps-centre-middle-wallop-hampshire-107178533.html, https://www.alamy.com/a-flight-tunic-for-officers-of-the-royal-flying-corps-service-uniform-of-khaki-coloured-cotton-material-in-typical-ulanka-lancers-tunic-cut-for-rfc-officers-turn-down-collar-two-flapped-shirttail-pockets-double-breasted-jacket-with-buttons-resp-hooks-light-brown-plastic-buttons-grey-green-lining-with-illegible-stamping-sewn-shoulder-boards-without-rank-designations-gilt-17-mm-brass-buttons-the-english-uniform-regulations-of-1911-resp-supplements-of-1913-included-this-type-of-tunic-which-was-later-known-in-the-english-army-as-the-ma-additional-rights-clearance-info-not-available-image243710010.html, JAMES HALL Portrait as Roy Rutledge in HELL'S ANGELS 1930 directors HOWARD HUGHES EDMUND GOULDING and JAMES WHALE The Caddo Company / United Artists, https://www.alamy.com/james-hall-portrait-as-roy-rutledge-in-hells-angels-1930-directors-howard-hughes-edmund-goulding-and-james-whale-the-caddo-company-united-artists-image336756937.html, https://www.alamy.com/a-flight-tunic-for-officers-of-the-royal-flying-corps-service-uniform-of-khaki-coloured-cotton-material-in-typical-ulanka-lancers-tunic-cut-for-rfc-officers-turn-down-collar-two-flapped-shirttail-pockets-double-breasted-jacket-with-buttons-resp-hooks-light-brown-plastic-buttons-grey-green-lining-with-illegible-stamping-sewn-shoulder-boards-without-rank-designations-gilt-17-mm-brass-buttons-the-english-uniform-regulations-of-1911-resp-supplements-of-1913-included-this-type-of-tunic-which-was-later-known-in-the-english-army-as-the-ma-additional-rights-clearance-info-not-available-image245932654.html. The badge, along with all of our other items comes with a 100% full … Leather belt with leather covered buckle. https://www.alamy.com/a-vintage-black-and-white-photograph-taken-in-1917-showing-a-young-male-pilot-of-the-british-royal-flying-corps-during-the-first-world-war-in-full-uniform-wearing-a-monocle-and-smoking-a-cigarette-in-a-holder-photo-is-taken-in-the-garden-of-a-private-house-in-england-image350666085.html, RNAS Royal Naval air service sailor in uniform, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-rnas-royal-naval-air-service-sailor-in-uniform-103127357.html, Re-enactor dressed in a world war one period Royal Flying Corp military uniform and leather flying jacket, https://www.alamy.com/re-enactor-dressed-in-a-world-war-one-period-royal-flying-corp-military-uniform-and-leather-flying-jacket-image211526870.html. The Royal Air Force uniform is the standardised military dress worn by members of the Royal Air Force. As it's displayed rather short, I've used 2:3. I've tried to draw that flag. Ian Sumner mentions a recruitment poster advertising the RFC (Military Wing) athttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Royal_Flying_Corps_poster.jpg. Alamy and its logo are trademarks of Alamy Ltd. and are registered in certain countries. Your Lightboxes will appear here when you have created some. supplements of 1913 included this type of tunic, which was later known in the English army as the 'ma, Additional-Rights-Clearance-Info-Not-Available, https://www.alamy.com/a-flight-tunic-for-officers-of-the-royal-flying-corps-service-uniform-of-khaki-coloured-cotton-material-in-typical-ulanka-lancers-tunic-cut-for-rfc-officers-turn-down-collar-two-flapped-shirttail-pockets-double-breasted-jacket-with-buttons-resp-hooks-light-brown-plastic-buttons-grey-green-lining-with-illegible-stamping-sewn-shoulder-boards-without-rank-designations-gilt-17-mm-brass-buttons-the-english-uniform-regulations-of-1911-resp-supplements-of-1913-included-this-type-of-tunic-which-was-later-known-in-the-english-army-as-the-ma-additional-rights-clearance-info-not-available-image245932656.html, Tunic badge of the Royal Flying Corps, predecessors of the Royal Air Force in the First World War, https://www.alamy.com/tunic-badge-of-the-royal-flying-corps-predecessors-of-the-royal-air-force-in-the-first-world-war-image386269887.html, https://www.alamy.com/a-flight-tunic-for-officers-of-the-royal-flying-corps-service-uniform-of-khaki-coloured-cotton-material-in-typical-ulanka-lancers-tunic-cut-for-rfc-officers-turn-down-collar-two-flapped-shirttail-pockets-double-breasted-jacket-with-buttons-resp-hooks-light-brown-plastic-buttons-grey-green-lining-with-illegible-stamping-sewn-shoulder-boards-without-rank-designations-gilt-17-mm-brass-buttons-the-english-uniform-regulations-of-1911-resp-supplements-of-1913-included-this-type-of-tunic-which-was-later-known-in-the-english-army-as-the-ma-additional-rights-clearance-info-not-available-image245932657.html. https://www.alamy.com/types-of-the-british-army-1919-creator-richard-simkin-image246382671.html, British pilot Captain Albert Ball posing with trophies from his 43rd victory, 1917. Almost unused, very rare uniform set as used by the officers of the air, Editorial-Use-Only, https://www.alamy.com/a-ulanka-and-breeches-of-a-lieutenant-of-the-flying-corps-privately-purchased-piece-field-grey-corduroy-like-cloth-with-piping-and-front-panel-of-fine-yellow-wool-cloth-polish-cuffs-orders-loops-silver-embroidered-shoulder-boards-interwoven-in-black-and-with-thick-yellow-propeller-appliqus-grey-grained-buttons-embossed-royal-crown-field-grey-satin-gloss-lining-two-coattail-pockets-with-breeches-of-the-same-grey-cloth-small-moth-holes-with-light-coloured-cotton-pocket-lining-signs-of-age-almost-unused-very-rare-uniform-set-as-used-by-the-officers-of-the-air-editorial-use-only-image246341495.html, https://www.alamy.com/ww1-royal-flying-corps-c1914-artist-unknown-image262789685.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-investitures-at-buckingham-palace-109336617.html, Man in a period pilots uniform pose by a Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2,on display at Horse Guards Parade, as part of the RAF100 Centenary Celebrations, https://www.alamy.com/man-in-a-period-pilots-uniform-pose-by-a-royal-aircraft-factory-be2on-display-at-horse-guards-parade-as-part-of-the-raf100-centenary-celebrations-image212468338.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-prince-harry-graduates-110988795.html. 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