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RFC Airfield Locations and AOB Pt 7 1918

RFC Airfield Locations and Air Order of Battle (AOB) on the Western Front, German Spring Offensive.


German Spring Offensive

*Numbers as of 1 Feb 18

Service

Brigade

Wing

Squadron

Location

Aircraft Type

Number

RFC

HQ

6

Bertangles

RE8

18

RFC

42

Fienvillers

RE8

15

RFC

54 Night

58

Clairmarais N/S

FE2b

18

RFC

83

Lozinghem

FE2b

19

RFC

Special Duty Flight

Auchel

BE12

3

RFC

9 Day

25

Villers-Bretonneux

DH4

17

RFC

27

Villers-Bretonneux

DH4

18

RFC

DH9

1

RFC

62

Cachy

Bristol Fighter

18

RFC

73

Champien

Sopwith Camel

20

RFC

79

Champien

Sopwith Dolphin

18

RFC

80

Champien

Sopwith Camel

18

RFC

1 Corps

2

Hesdigneul

AW FK8

17

RFC

4

Chocques

RE8

18

RFC

5

Acq

RE8

17

RFC

16

Camblain-l'Abbe

RE8

17

AFC

10 Army

2 AFC

Savy

SE5a

19

RNAS

3 Naval

Mont St. Eloi

Sopwith Camel

18

AFC

4 AFC

Bruay

Sopwith Camel

19

RFC

18

Treizennes

DH4

16

RFC

22

Serny

Bristol Fighter

18

RFC

40

Bruay

SE5a

19

RFC

43

La Gorgue

Sopwith Camel

17

RFC

1 Balloon

1 Coy

Bethune

2 Balloons

RFC

2 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

3 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

4 Coy

3 Balloons

TOTAL

9

AFC

2 Corps

3 AFC

Bailleul

RE8

18

RFC

7

Proven

RE8

18

RFC

9

Proven

RE8

18

RFC

10

Abeele

AW FK8

18

RFC

21

La Lovie

RE8

18

RFC

11 Army

1

Bailleul

SE5a

19

RFC

Nieuport 27

1

RFC

19

Bailleul

Sopwith Dolphin

18

RFC

20

St. Marie-Cappel

Bristol Fighter

19

RFC

29

La Lovie

Nieuport 27

19

RFC

SE5a

1

RFC

32

Bailleul

SE5a

20

RFC

57

St. Marie-Cappel

DH4

18

RFC

60

Bailleul

SE5a

19

RFC

65

Droglandt

Sopwith Camel

19

RFC

2 Balloon

5 Coy

Mont Rouge

3 Balloons

RFC

6 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

7 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

8 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

11 Coy

1 Balloon

RFC

17 Coy

3 Balloons

TOTAL

13

RFC

12 Corps

12

Boiry St. Martin

RE8

17

RFC

13

Etrun

RE8

18

RFC

15

Lechelle

RE8 and 1 Bristol Fighter

18

RFC

59

Courcelles-le-Comte

RE8

18

RFC

13 Army

3

Warloy

Sopwith Camel

19

RFC

11

Bellevue

Bristol Fighter

19

RFC

41

Lealvillers

SE5a

19

RFC

46

Le Hameau

Sopwith Camel

19

RFC

49

Bellevue

DH4

18

RFC

56

Baizieux

SE5a

17

RFC

64

Le Hameau

SE5a

19

RFC

70

Marieux

Sopwith Camel

19

RFC

102

Le Hameau

FE2b

19

TOTAL

183

RFC

3 Balloon

10 Coy

Biefvillers-les-Bapaume

2 Balloons

RFC

12 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

18 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

19 Coy

2 Balloons

TOTAL

8

RFC

15 Corps

8

Templeux-la-Fosse

AW FK8

18

RFC

35

Estrees-en-Chaussee

AW FK8

18

RFC

52

Golancourt

RE8

18

RFC

53

Villesleve

RE8

18

RFC

82

Golancourt

AW FK8

18

RNAS

22 Army

5 Naval

Mons-en-Chaussee

DH4

18

RFC

23

Matigny

SPAD VII

18

RFC

24

Matigny

SE5

15

RFC

48

Flez

Bristol Fighter

19

RFC

54

Flez

Sopwith Camel

20

RFC

84

Flez

SE5a

18

RFC

101

Catigny

FE2b

18

RFC

5 Balloon

13 Coy

Offoy

3 Balloons

RFC

14 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

15 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

16 Coy

2 Balloons

RFC

20 Coy

2 Balloons

TOTAL

11

RFC

41

55

Tantonville

DH4

22

RFC

100

Ochey

FE2b

15

FE2c

6

RNAS

16 Naval

Ochey

Handley-Page 0/100

7

FE2b

2



The physical location of the airfields listed above can be found on the following Google Maps page: RFC/RAF WW1 Airfields on the Western Front 1914-1918. (Please note that the Google Maps page is 'work in progress'.)

Part 8 - 1918 (Amien)