Common Abbreviations on WW2 RAF Records (O P Q)

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

O
OADF/U – Overseas Aircraft Delivery Flight/Unit
OAFU – Overseas Aircraft Ferry Unit
(O)AFU – (Oberservers) Advanced Flying Unit
OASC – Officers and Aircrew Selection Centre
OATS – Officers Advanced Training School
OBE – Officer (of the order of the) British Empire
OCC – Officer Command Course
OCTU – Officer Cadet Training Unit
OCU – Operational Conversion Unit
OFU – Overseas Ferry Unit
ORB – Operational Record Book
OSC – Overseas Stagg College
OTS – Officers Training School/Sqaudron
OTU – Operational Training Unit

P
PACT – Preliminary Air Crew Training
PAF – Polish Air Force
(P)AFU – (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit
PAF BTS – Polish Air Force Boys Training School
PC – Permanent Commission
PCF – Pioneer Conversion Flight
PCSS – Protectorate Communication and Support Squadron
PDC – Personnel Despatch Centre
PFB – Preliminary Flying Badge
PFF – Pathfinder Force
PFFNTU – Pathfinders Force Navigational Training Unit
PFTS – Polish Flying Training School
(Ph) – Photographic officer
Plt OFF – Pilot Officer
PMRAFNS – Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Nursing School
PNB – Pilot Navigational Bomber
POTU – Polish Operational Training Unit
PoW – Prisoner of War
PRC – Personnel Reception Centre
P&SS – Provost and Security Services
(PT) – Physical Training Centre
PTC – Personnel Transit Centre
P&TJ – Palastine and Trans Jordan
PTS – Parachute Training School

Q
QCS – Queens colour Squadron
QF – Queen’s Flight
QGM – Queen’s Gallantry Medal
QFi – Qualified Flying Instructor
QHI – Qualified Hellicopter Instructor
QNI – Qaulified Navigation Instructor

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