Number of Trained Female RAF Pilots from 1994 to 2017

In 1994, the Women’s Royal Air Force (WRAF) merged with the Royal Air Force (RAF).

From 1994 to October 2017, 121 women have trained and qualified as pilots in the RAF, on average 5 women qualifying as pilots each year.

The RAF introduced a new administrative system in 2006 which accurately records a variety of details, including pilot status. From 1994 to 2006, the system record note 25 women as qualified pilots.


FOI Request: FOI 2017-09053 dated 27 October 2017.


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