Royal Air Force unit responsible for providing air transport to members of the Royal Family and other VIPs.
On the 1st April 1995 the Flight was amalgomated with No.32 Squadron to become No.32 (The Royal) Squadron RAF. Based at RAF Northolt, the Squadron operates a mixed Fleet of BAe 146, BAe 125 and Eurocopter Ecureuil.
On March 29 2009 Armed Forces Minister Bob Ainsworth announced that plans to stop using aircraft from 30 (The Royal) Squadron to transport the Royal Family from April 1, 2009, have been deferred for another 12 months. The extension is required because work has not yet been completed to determine alternative solutions for non-scheduled and dedicated flights for the members of the Royal Household.