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Royal Air Force

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  1. (RAF) is the air arm of the British Armed Forces

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  2. Formed on 1 April 1918 the RAF has taken a significant role in British military history ever since, playing a large part in World War II and in more recent conflicts

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  3. operates almost 1,100 aircraft and, as of 31 March 2008, had a projected trained strength of 41,440 regular personnel.The majority of the RAF's aircraft and personnel are based in the United Kingdom with many others serving on operations (principally

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  4. 's mission is to support the objectives of the British Ministry of Defence (MoD), which are to "provide the capabilities needed

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  5. While the British were not the first to make use of heavier-than-air military aircraft, the RAF is the world's oldest air force of any significant size to become independent of army or navy control

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