Members of the RFC which was later merged with the Royal Naval Air Service to form the Royal Air Force. The Online Collection showcases a selection of our objects for you to discover and explore. The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was formed in 1912. George Jackson and David Fullerton were the proprietors of Joseph Williams & Co from 1884 through 1915. Plain propeller badge surmounted by a crown worn above The more usual Shoulder Title, as worn on the Cap Badge and Collar badges. Condition is "Used". BACKGROUND: The British Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was founded in May of 1912 and by the end of the year had one squadron of airships and three of aircraft with each squadron consisting of twelve machines. above 3 chevrons. No part of the site, images, text or other material C013180 RCAF GROUND OBSERVER CORPS ‘5 YEAR’ LAPEL BADGE. RAF Police and Fire Service related The piping of the garrison cap for air officers is light blue, the piping for all other ranks is solid blue. This resource will grow as the Museum's Collection is catalogued and computerised, and as new acquisitions are added. They are made of brass, have " lug " type fasteners, and the collar badges are hallmarked: " RODEN BROS TORONTO " ; The cap badge is hallmarked: " RODEN BROS TORONTO REG 1917 ". Metal Shoulder Title. within the site is to be reproduced in any format without the express 2 bladed propeller. Cap badge, Royal Flying Corps, 1912 (c) The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was formed in 1912. Unusual Shoulder Title manufactured using canvas of laurel leaves, surmounted by a crown. Sn 11639 - 11639 The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the air arm of the British Army before and during the First World War, until it merged with the Royal Naval Air Service on 1 April 1918 to form the Royal Air Force. Pipe stand made from a WW1 wooden aircraft propeller with RFC (Royal Flying Corps) cap badge in the centre Mechanics of the Royal Flying Corps, Farnborough, First World War, 1915, (1933). Cap Badge, with the RFC monogram within a wreath of laurel leaves, surmounted by a crown. Flight Sergeant Royal Flying Corps Cap Badge of WW1 era. backing material. Pilot's and Observer's wings. Flight Sergeant A Superb Royal Flying Corps 1914- 1915 Trio. Plain propeller badge worn Navy Cap Badges and Tallies for sale. above 4 chevrons. Brass colour 44mm x 37mm approx Good condition for age Bid Live on Lot 212 in the Lockdales, Coins & Militaria, Auction #192 - Room 1 Auction from Lockdales. The science of aviation was still new in 1912, so the RFC spent its first two years testing aircraft and their capabilities for artillery spotting, aerial photography and night flying. Any questions just ask! Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class Large Letter. "Maternity" jacket. The short form Shoulder Title. History / Summary This cap was worn by Captain (Pilot) Patrick Gordon Taylor, an Australian who served in the Royal Flying Corps (RFC). The science of aviation was still new in 1912, so the RFC spent its first two years testing aircraft and their capabilities for artillery spotting, aerial photography and night flying. Pilot Wings. R.F.C. RFC - Royal Flying Corps Cap Badge Excellent Cap Badge to the Royal Flying Corps Badge on the Left is the All Brass KC Variant Badge on the Right is the Kings Crown Officers Bronze Badge was in use till 1918 when it became Near Excellent condition overall. Royal Flying Corps cap badge With the growing recognition of the potential for aircraft as a cost-effective method of reconnaissance and artillery observation, the Committee of Imperial Defence established a sub-committee to examine the question of military aviation in November 1911. It�consisted of a Military and Naval wing, and a Central Flying School that�provided�training for pilots of both wings. Vintage Royal Flying Corps Cap Badge. "Maternity" jacket. View this object. backing material. In good condition complete with lugs. 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