STANDARD RAAF ABBREVIATIONS

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A NORTHERN TERRITORY
A & GRS AIR & GROUND RADIO SCHOOL
A.V.M AIR VICE MARSHAL
A1 ALL OVER AIRFIELD “A” CLASS with no FACILITIES
A2 ALL OVER AIRFIELD “A” CLASS with FACILITIES
AA & GS AIR ARMAMENT & GAS SCHOOL
AAS AIR ARMAMENT SCHOOL
AAU AIR AMBULANCE UNIT
AC,HQ AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION WING, HQ
ACS AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION SQUADRON
AD AIRCRAFT DEPOT
AD, HQ AREA DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS
ADM WING ADMINISTRATION WING
ADS AIRFIELD DEFENSE SQUADRON
AF AIR FORCE(United States
AFO AREA FINANCE OFFICE
AFRU ADVANCED FLYING & REFRESHER UNIT
AGS AIR GUNNERY SCHOOL
AID AERONAUTICAL INSPECTION DIRECTORATE
ANS AIR NAVIGATION SCHOOL
AO & NS AIRCREW OFFICERS & NCO SCHOOL
AOB ADVANCED OPERATIONAL BASE
AOPF AIR OBSERVATION POST FLIGHT
AOS AIR OBSERVERS SCHOOL
AP AIRCRAFT PARK
APU AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE UNIT
ARD AIRCRAFT REPAIR DEPOT
ARD AIRFRAME REPAIR DEPOT
ARDU AIRCRAFT RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT UNIT
AS ARMAMENT
ASRF AIR SEA RESCUE FLIGHT
ATCCS AIR TRAINING CORPS CADET SQUADRON
ATCCW AIR TRAINING CORPS CADET WING
ATS ARMAMENT TRAINING STATION
B WESTERN AUSTRALIA
B1 AIRFIELD with GRAVEL RUNWAYS with no FACILITIES
B2 AIRFIELD with GRAVEL RUNWAYS with FACILITIES
BAGS BOMBING & AIR GUNNERY SCHOOL
BC BOMBER COMMAND(United States)
BG BOMBER GROUP (United States)
BMS BASE MEDICAL STORE
BPSO BASE PERSONNEL STAFF OFFICE
BPSO BASE TORPEDO UNIT
BS BOMBER SQUADRON(United States)
BW BOMBER WING (United States)
C SOUTH AUSTRALIA
C& MU CARE & MAINTENANCE UNIT
C1 AIRFOILS with SEALED RUNWAYS with no FACILITIES
C2 AIRFIELDS with SEALED RUNWAYS with FACILITIES
CD CONVALESCENT DEPOT
CF COMMUNICATION FLIGHT
CFS CENTRAL FLYING SCHOOL
CGCF GOVERNOR-GENERAL COMMUNICATION FLIGHT
CGS CENTRAL GUNNERY SCHOOL
CPU CENTRAL PHOTOGRAPHIC UNIT
CR CENTRAL RESERVE
CRD CENTRAL RECOVERY DEPOT
CRU CHEMICAL RESEARCH UNIT
CSQ CENTRAL SICK QUARTERS
CSU CANTEEN SERVICES UNIT
CTC CIVIL TRAINING CENTRE
CU COMMUNICATION UNIT
D VICTORIA
D & RS DISCHARGE & RECRUITING SECTION
D.N.G DUTCH NEW GUINEA
DP DEFENCE POOL
E NEW SOUTH WALES
EA EMERGENCY ANCHORAGE
EA, HQ EASTERN AREA, HEADQUARTERS
EAA EMERGENCY ALIGHTING AREA
ED EMBARKATION DEPOT
EFTS ELEMENTARY FLYING TRAINING SCHOOL
ELG EMERGENCY LANDING GROUND
ES ENGINEERING SCHOOL
ETS EQUIPMENT TRAINING SCHOOL
F QUEENSLAND
F-Lt FLIGHT LIEUTENANT
F-O FLYING OFFICER
F.Off FLIGHT OFFICER (WAAAF)
FBB FLYING BOAT BASE
FBMU FLYING BOAT MAINTENANCE UNIT
FBRD FLYING BOAT REPAIR DEPOT
FC FIGHTER COMMAND (United States)
FCU FIGHTER CONTROL UNIT
FERRY AIRFIELD USED AS STAGING POST
FG FIGHTER GROUP (United States)
Flt. FLIGHT
FPRU FLYING PERSONNEL RESEARCH UNIT
FS FIGHTER SQUADRON (United States)
FS, HQ FIGHTER SECTOR, HEADQUARTERS
FTS FLYING TRAINING SCHOOL
FW FIGHTER WING (United States)
G PAPUA & NEW GUINEA
GA A GOVERNMENT AIRFIELD “A” CLASS
GA B GOVERNMENT AIRFIELD “B” CLASS
GA C GOVERNMENT AIRFIELD “C” CLASS
Gp.Capt GROUP CAPTAIN
GRS GENERAL RECONNAISSANCE SCHOOL
GTS GROUND TRAINING SCHOOL
H ISLANDS EAST of P.N.G
HBCCU HEAVY BOMBER CREW CONVERSION UNIT
HBRTU HEAVY BOMBER REPLACEMENT TRAINING UNIT
I ISLANDS WEST of P.N.G include D.N.G and
IAFD INLAND AIRCRAFT FUEL DEPOT
ITS INITIAL TRAINING SCHOOL
LA LICENSED AIRFIELD
LASU LOCAL AIR SUPPLY UNIT
M & SO MOVEMENT & SHIPPING OFFICE
M T S MOBILE TORPEDO SECTION
M T U MEDICAL TRAINING UNIT
MAETU MEDICAL AIR EVACUATION TRANSPORT UNIT
MCS MEDICAL CLEARING STATION
MCU MALARIA CONTROL UNIT
MFCU MOBILE FIGHTER CONTROL UNIT
MFS, HQ MOBILE FIGHTER SECTOR, HEADQUARTERS
MG, HQ MAINTENANCE GROUP, HEADQUARTERS
MMF MOBILE METEOROLOGICAL FLIGHT
MPMU MOBILE PARATROOPS MAINTENANCE UNIT
MRS MEDICAL RECEIVING STATION
MRU MEDICAL REHABILITATION UNIT
MTMU MOBILE TORPEDO MAINTENANCE UNIT
MU MEDICAL UNIT
MWS MOBILE WORKS SQUADRON
N.A NORTHERN AREA, HEADQUARTERS
N.C, HQ NORTHERN COMMAND, HEADQUARTERS
N.E.A,HQ NORTH EASTERN AREA, HEADQUARTERS
N.W.A,HQ NORTH WESTERN AREA, HEADQUARTERS
NEI NETHERLANDS EAST INDIES
OBU OPERATIONAL BASE UNIT
Op.Gp. HQ OPERATIONAL GROUP, HEADQUARTERS
OPER OPERATIONAL AIRFIELD
OTU OPERATIONAL TRAINING UNIT
P & PU PRINTING & PUBLICATION UNIT
P-O PILOT OFFICER
P.N.G PAPUA & NEW GUINEA
PD PERSONNEL DEPOT
PD & RC PERSONNEL DEPOT & RECEIVING CENTER
PEP(NEI) PERSONNEL & EQUIPMENT POOL(NEI)
PRU PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNIT
PTU PARATROOPS TRAINING UNIT
PU PRINTING UNIT
R & SU REPAIR & SERVICING UNIT
R C REPLENISHMENT CENTER
R S RADIO SCHOOL
RAAF COM RAAF COMMAND
RAAF FPO RAAF FIELD POST OFFICE
RAAF HOS RAAF HOSPITAL
RAAF HQ RAAF HEADQUARTERS (AIR BOARD)
RAAF MO RAAF METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
RAAF NS RAAF NURSING SERVICE
RAAF PU RAAF POSTAL UNIT
RAAF SC RAAF STAFF SCHOOL
RAAF STN RAAF STATION
RC RECRUITING CENTER
RCS RESCUE & COMMUNICATION SQUADRON
RD RECRUIT DEPOT
RD & IU RADIO DEVELOPMENT & INSTALLATION UNIT
RD STN RADAR STATION
RDF, WING RADIO DIRECTION FINDING, WING
RDFIMU RDF INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE UNIT
RDFS RDF, SCHOOL
RIMU RADIO INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE UNIT
RPP RESERVE PERSONNEL POOL
RSU REPAIR & SALVAGE UNIT
RTS RECRUIT TRAINING SECTION
RTS RECRUIT TRAINING SQUADRON
RW, HQ RADAR WING, HEADQUARTERS
S U STORES UNIT
S.A, HQ SOUTHERN AREA, HEADQUARTERS
S.Off SECTION OFFICER (WAAAF)
SAC SCHOOL of ARMY CO-OPERATION
SAC SERVICE AIRCREW CAMP
SAN SCHOOL of AIR NAVIGATION
SD STORES DEPOT
SDU SURVEY & DESIGN UNIT
SF SURVEY FLIGHT
SFTS SERVICE FLYING TRAINING SCHOOL
SGU SECURITY GUARDS UNIT
SL SCHOOL of LANGUAGES
SOA SCHOOL of ADMINISTRATION
SPTF SEA PLANE TRAINING FLIGHT
SPTS SEA PLANE TRAINING SQUADRON
SPU SERVICE POLICE UNIT
SQN SQUADRON
SQN (RAAF) SQUADRON (RAAF with RAF)
SQN.LDR SQUADRON LEADER
SS SIGNALS SCHOOL
SSU SHIPPING & STORES UNIT
STF SPECIAL TRANSPORT FLIGHT
STT SCHOOL of TECHNICAL TRAINING
STU SIGNALS TASK UNIT
SU SIGNALS UNIT
T/U TELECOMMUNICATION UNIT
TAF TACTICAL AIR FORCE
TCB TRAINING CENTRE BARRACKS
TCG TROOP CARRIER GROUP (United States)
TCS TROOP CARRIER SQUADRON (United States)
TCW TROOP CARRIER WING (United States)
TMO TRANSPORT & MOVEMENTS OFFICE
TMU TORPEDO MAINTENANCE UNIT
Tr.Gp, HQ TRAINING GROUP, HEADQUARTERS
VAOC VOLUNTARY AIR OBSERVERS CORPS
VAOP CP VOLUNTARY AIR OBSERVERS CORPS (CONTROL POST)
W.A. HQ WESTERN AREA, HEADQUARTERS
W.CDR. WING COMMANDER
W/T STN WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY STATION
W.W, HQ WORKS WING, HEADQUARTERS
W1 WATERDROME with no FACILITIES
W2 WATERDROME with no FACILITIES + MOORINGS
W3 WATERDROME with FACILITIES + MOORINGS
WAAAF WOMENS AUXILIARY AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
WAAAF Dp. WAAAF TRAINING DEPOT
WAAAF Ts. WAAAF TRAINING SECTION
WAGS WIRELESS AIR GUNNERS SCHOOL
WING (B) WING (BASE)
WING, HQ WING, HEADQUARTERS
WMU WORKS MAINTENANCE UNIT
WSU WORKS SUPPLY UNIT
WTU WORKS TRAINING UNIT
WU WIRELESS UNIT
ZFC ZONE FILTER CENTER

 

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