HC Deb 04 April 1927 vol 204 c1674
85. Lieut.-Colonel HOWARD-BURY

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he can give the present strength of the Russian air forces in squadrons and aeroplanes; how many squadrons are kept in Turkestan; and what are the present aerodromes there?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for AIR (Sir Philip Sassoon)

I regret that I have no official information which I can give my hon. and gallant Friend on this subject.

Lieut.-Colonel HOWARD-BURY

Is the Under-Secretary aware that there are over 100 aeroplanes stationed at the Tashkent aerodrome and at several other places on the Afghan frontier?


Our information is not complete, and I should not like to give an inaccurate reply.