qv = also in Glossary

E

    • E Type

      1930s hangar type
    • E&RFTS

      Elementary & Reserve Flying Training School
    • E/A

      Enemy aircraft
    • Eagle (squadron)

      WW2 RAF fighter unit comprising of American volunteers, when their country was still neutral
    • Eagle Day

      First major Luftwaffe attack on British airfields during the Battle of Britain (13 August 1940)
    • ECM

      Electronic countermeasures
    • EFTS

      Elementary Flying Training School
    • EGS

      Elementary Gliding School
    • ELG

      Emergency Landing Ground
    • Exercise Spartan

      Combined RAF/Army exercise of February/March 1943
    • Expansion Period

      Period of time (1934-1939, alternatively referred to as the Expansion Scheme) which notably saw much more permanent brick-built military airfields constructed

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