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Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is Australia's air force. It is part of the Australian Defence Force.

The RAAF began in March 1914 as the Australian Flying Corps and became a fully independent air force in March 1921.

Current Equipment

Involvement in Hostilities

In World War II Australian squadrons served based in Great Britain. Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and the beginning of the Pacific war saw the RAAF defending a threatened Australian mainland for the first time.

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