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Royal Flying Corps

Norris, Geoffrey.

Royal Flying Corps

a history.

by Norris, Geoffrey.

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Published by F. Muller in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Royal Flying Corps.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 249-250.

    StatementWith a foreword by Sir John Slessor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG635.G7 N67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5980099M
    LC Control Number66008492
    OCLC/WorldCa8089116

    This book contains selected images from three different Royal Flying Corps albums. Photographs include training in Canada and at Tangmere. There is a large variety of different aircraft featured, as well as images of pilots and officers. Also included are. The Royal Flying Corps was formed by Royal Warrant on 13 April , and came into being a month later when the Air Battalion was absorbed into the Military Wing of the new Corps in May. In the days following the outbreak of war in , the programme for mobilization of the RFC was, in the main, successfully carried : £

    Royal Flying Corps living history, Manchester, United Kingdom. 1, likes. Royal Flying Corps Living History based Greater Manchester. A part of A Moment in Time. • Royal Flying Corps • • Research data • The period between May and March , coinciding with the short life of the Royal Flying Corps, represented one of the most interesting, exciting and turbulent periods in the development of British aviation.

      Explores the contributions made by the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service during World War I. This work also covers aircraft, an array of other subjects including organization, pay, rank, uniforms, motor vehicles, the womens branches, attitudes, and even songs popular in the : Peter G. Cooksley. WW1 Service Records for British Air Personnel. Depending on which arm of the Service an airman served with before the Royal Air Force was created on 1 April , that is, if he was with the Royal Flying Corps or the Royal Naval Air Service, and also if he continued service after , the records may currently be held in different archives.


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