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NO. 1419 (TACTICAL SUPPORT) FLIGHT RAF was a flight within the Royal Air Force .

CONTENTS

* 1 History

* 1.1 Second World War * 1.2 Iraq
Iraq
War * 1.3 Afghanistan
Afghanistan

* 2 References

* 2.1 Citations * 2.2 Bibliography

HISTORY

SECOND WORLD WAR

No. 419 ( Special
Special
Duties) Flight was formed at RAF North Weald on 21 August 1940, It moved to RAF Stradishall where it was disbanded to form NO. 1419 (SPECIAL DUTIES) FLIGHT on 1 March 1941, continuing to fly Westland Lysander
Westland Lysander
STOL aircraft, Armstrong Whitworth Whitley bombers and Martin Maryland reconnaissance bombers on Special Operations Executive clandestine operations. The flight was disbanded at RAF Newmarket on 25 August 1941 to form No. 138 Squadron RAF
No. 138 Squadron RAF
which continued flying clandestine support missions for the remainder of World War II.

IRAQ WAR

No. 1419 (Tactical Support) Flight RAF was re-surrected at Basra, Iraq
Iraq
from elements of No. 28 Squadron RAF and No. 78 Squadron RAF from RAF Benson flying AgustaWestland Merlin HC.3 helicopters in support of Operation Telic as part of Joint Helicopter Force (Iraq) until the British drawdown in Iraq, the flight then being relocated to Afghanistan, in support of Operation Herrick .

AFGHANISTAN

The flight was relocated to Camp Bastion as part of Joint Helicopter Force (Afghanistan) in 2009.

The flight was disbanded in May 2013 when the aircraft were returned to the UK.

REFERENCES

CITATIONS

* ^ A B C D Lake, Alan. "Flying Units of the RAF".Airlife Publishing. Shrewsbury. 1999. ISBN 1 84037 086 6 * ^ "About 1419 Flt". Merlin Force. Retrieved 25 September 2014. * ^ "1419 Merlin Flight; Camp Bastion, Afghanistan". UK Forces Afghanistan. Retrieved 25 September 2014.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

* Lake, Alan. Flying Units of the RAF. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1999. ISBN 1-84037-086-6 . * Sturtivant, Ray, ISO and John Hamlin. RAF Flying Training And Support Units since 1912. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd., 2007. ISBN 0-85130-365-X .

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CURRENTLY ACTIVE

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Australian Flying Corps (AFC) units attached to the RAF during the First World War

* 67 (1 Sqn AFC) * 68 (2 Sqn AFC) * 69 (3 Sqn AFC) * 71 (4 Sqn AFC)

Commonwealth air force units attached to the RAF during the Second World War

Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF)

* 400 * 401 * 402 * 403 * 404 * 405 * 406 * 407 * 408 * 409 * 410 * 411 * 412 * 413 * 414 * 415 * 416 * 417 * 418 * 419 * 420 * 421 * 422 * 423 * 424 * 425 * 426 * 427 * 428 * 429 * 430 * 431 * 432 * 433 * 434 * 435 * 436 * 437 * 438 * 439 * 440 * 441 * 442 * 443

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

* 450 * 451 * 452 * 453 * 454 * 455 * 456 * 457 * 458 * 459 * 460 * 461 * 462 * 463 * 464 * 466 * 467

Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF)

* 485 * 486 * 487 * 488 * 489 * 490

Squadrons formed from non-Commonwealth personnel during the Second World War

ARGENTINE

* 164

BELGIAN

* 349 * 350

CZECHOSLOVAK

* 310 * 311 * 312 * 313

DUTCH

* 320 * 321 * 322

FRENCH

* 326 * 327 * 328 * 329 * 340 * 341 * 342 * 343 * 344 * 345 * 346 * 347

GREEK

* 13 * 335 * 336

NORWEGIAN

* 330 * 331 * 332 * 333 * 334

POLISH

* 300 * 301 * 302 * 303 * 304 * 305 * 306 * 307 * 308 * 309 * 315 * 316 * 317 * 318 * 663

UNITED STATES

* 71 * 121 * 133

YUGOSLAV

* 351 * 352

ROYAL AUXILIARY AIR FORCE

SPECIAL RESERVE

* 500 * 501 * 502 * 503 * 504

AUXILIARY AIR FORCE

* 600 * 601 * 602 * 603 * 604 * 605 * 606 * 607 * 608 * 609 * 610 * 611 * 612 * 613 * 614 * 615 * 616

FLEET AIR ARM OF THE RAF (1924–1939)

* 712 * 715 * 718 * 800 * 801 * 802 * 803 * 810 * 811 * 812 * 813 * 814 * 820 * 821 * 822 * 823 * 824 * 825

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RAF Regiment
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* Royal Auxiliary Air Force * RAF Volunteer Reserve

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