HC Deb 11 December 1912 vol 45 cc445-6

asked the Secretary of State for War what is the total number of biplanes, apart front school machines, in use in the Military Wing of the Royal Flying Corps; how many machines, biplanes and monoplanes, are on order; and how many machines have been ordered since 30th September?

The SECRETARY of STATE for WAR (Colonel Seely)

Fourteen biplanes are in use in the Military Wing, three of which are at present under repair. Sixteen machines are on order. No machines have-been ordered since 30th September, but tenders for eighteen have been invited.


Docs that apply to work conducted at the aircraft, factory?

Colonel SEELY

Of course, the tenders apply to outside firms.