No. 1 (Indian) Service Flying Training School RAF

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No. 1 (Indian) Service Flying Training School
Air Force Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg
Ensign of the Royal Air Force
Active 1940-1946
Country India
Allegiance United Kingdom
Branch Royal Air Force
Role Training
Garrison/HQ RAF Ambala

No. 1 (Indian) Service Flying Training School (No. 1 (I) SFTS) was a training school that was established to train Indian pilots during the Second World War. It became part of the Indian Air Force after the war.

Unit history[edit]

The unit was previously No. 1 (Indian) Flying Training School which had formed at RAF Ambala on 1 November 1940 however on 21 July 1941 it was then renamed to No. 1 (Indian) Service Flying Training School.[1]

Aircraft operated[edit]


The unit disbanded on 1 April 1946 at RAF Ambala.[1]



  1. ^ a b Lake 1999, p. 131.


  • Lake, A Flying Units of the RAF. Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd., 1999. ISBN 1-84037-086-6.

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