Royal Flying Corps
Royal Flying Corps: A military organisation embracing all concerned with the Army's air-craft, i.e., aeroplanes, kites and balloons (not airships). Headquarters: South Farnborough, under Major (Temporary Lieut.-Col.) Trenchard, C.B., D.S.O. There are stations at Montrose, Salisbury Plain, Portsmouth, Dover. Controlled by Department of Military Aeronautics, War Office. Director General of Military Aeronautics, Colonel (Temporary Brig.-General) Sir David Henderson, K.C.B., D.S.O. The R.F.C. embraces the Military wing, the Aeronautical Inspection Department, and the Air-craft Park.
References / notes
- Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.145.
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