The registered charitable objectives of the Archive are:
- to collect and conserve memories, photographs, documents, and artefacts relating to the RAF Path Finder Force of the Second World War;
- to digitise the material and provide access via the internet to the widest possible audience;
- to arrange displays with suitable museums to which the public have access, and to loan or donate relevant material to such museums;
- to promote the use of the archive for education into the British, Dominion, Empire, and Allied wartime heritage.