Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (E F G)

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Listed in alphabetical order are the common abbreviations used on all British RAF Records

E
(E) – Equipment Branch Officer
EAAS – Empire Air Armament School
EAC – Eastern Air Command
EASSU – Enemy Aircraft Storage and Service Unit
EANS – Empire Air Navigation School
EBTS – Elementary and Basic Training School
ECAS – Empire Central Flying School

F
FAA – Fleet Air Arm
FBDF – Flying Boat Development Flight
FBSU – Flying Boat Servicing Unit
FBTS – Flying Boat Training Squadron
FC – Fighter Command
FCS – Fighter Control School
FCTS – Fighter Controllers Training School
FE – Far East
FEAF – Far East Air Force
FEC – Far East Command
FFAF – Free French Air Force
FFS – Fire Fighting School
FFU – Film Flight Unit
F/O – Flying Officer
Fg Off – Flying Officer
FIS – Flying Instructors School
Flt – Flight
Flt Cdr – Flight Commander
F/L – Flight Lieutenant
F/Lt – Flight Lieutenant
FI O – Flight Officer
FM(A) – Flight Mechanics (Airframes)
FM (E) – Flight Mechanic (Engines)
FP – Ferry Pool
FPDU – Field Punishment and Detention Unit
FPP(U) – Ferry Pilots Pool (Unit)
FRU – Field (Forward) Repair Unit
F/S – Flight Sergeant
F/Sgt – Flight Sergeant
FT – Flying Training
FTC – Flying Training Command
FTS – Flying Training School
FTSF – Firedog Transport Support Force
FU – Ferry Unit

G
(G) – Air Gunner Officer
GAS – Ground Armament School
GC – George Cross
GCB – Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath
GD – General Duties
GGS – Ground Gunners School
GM – George Medal
GOTU – Glider Operational Training Unit
Gp – Group
G/C – Group Captain
Gp Capt – Group Captain
GPR – Glider Pilot Regiment
GRU – Gunnery Research Unit
GSM – General Service Medal
GSTS – General Service Training School

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