Welcome to the RAFCommands Forums.
The RAFCommands General Category forum is the main area where questions may be asked about specific research topics. Please take your time to review the other categories as well. The forum is home to the Unaccounted Airmen series threads started by the late Henk Welting - which will continue to aid web searchers for many years to come . His posts will always be Accounted and remembered with gratitude. Please use this forum for posting relevant messages for researching RAF matters. No commercial posts.
3rd December 2016, 17:39
Dedicated in memory of Henk Welting who made a major contribution to the forum with his posts. His Unaccounted Airmen series will continue to aid web searchers for many years to come and ensure that his posts will always be Accounted and remembered with gratitude.
27th November 2016, 19:00
All queries related to the commonwealth airforce operations in the far east theatre, in India, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore and the Pacific. Topics related to the frontier operations in the 30s can also go here.
22nd November 2016, 15:15
This Category lists RAFCommands Member's Research Projects - Books, Data Projects, Websites and other efforts. Additional Forums include Book reviews, Website reviews, Research Services etc
The Forums have several members who are amateur and professional researchers. Some of us have published research works, while others are still in the progress. Senior members of the forum are invited to post threads about their books, or book projects , take queries about contents, post updates on progress etc. The Book/Book Projects must be relevant to the Royal Air Force or its commonwealth counterparts. This is not a forum for drive by posting. if you have joined the community just to post in this forum and have not actively contributed to our forum then the posting may be deleted. Use the "Books Discussion" forum to post such one off threads.
2nd December 2016, 11:25
Discussions, Queries, News on Archives (NA/PRO, DoRIS, RAFMuseum, IWM, AWM and other National Archives). Questions on "How to" go about using an archive, or a research tool etc are covered here.
20th October 2016, 22:24
This forum was formerly known as "Useful Books and Research Material". To ease the search of material, a new Forum for Websites - News, Reviews and Discussions will be created where all the information on websites will be moved.
29th August 2016, 13:59
22nd October 2016, 16:31
Welcome to our newest member, rob-the-viking