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1924 Catapult and cable arrestors were developed at Farnborough for carrier use.
 
1924 Catapult and cable arrestors were developed at Farnborough for carrier use.
  
1946 work began to convert RAF Thurleigh into RAE Bedford.
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1946 work began to convert RAF Thurleigh into [[R.A.E. Bedford]].
  
 
1988 renamed the [[Royal Aerospace Establishment]].
 
1988 renamed the [[Royal Aerospace Establishment]].

Latest revision as of 17:53, 31 January 2019

1923. RAE Indicator.
1923. RAE Indicator fitted to plane.

Variously known as:-

1918 The Royal Aircraft Factory was renamed the Royal Aircraft Establishment to avoid confusion with the Royal Air Force, which was formed on April 1, 1918.

1924 Catapult and cable arrestors were developed at Farnborough for carrier use.

1946 work began to convert RAF Thurleigh into R.A.E. Bedford.

1988 renamed the Royal Aerospace Establishment.

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