1 Apr 1918
  • Quintin Brand was promoted to the rank of temporary captain. ww2dbase [Quintin Brand | CPC]
  • The British Royal Air Force was created out of the uniting of the Army’s Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Navy Air Service. It was be the world's first independent air service. ww2dbase [AC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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