HC Deb 01 July 1919 vol 117 cc791-2W

asked the Under-Secretary of State to the Air Ministry whether any number of hours' solo flying is necessary before civilian pilots are licensed; and whether inquiries are being made regarding all crashes which occur in civilian flying?

Major-General SEELY

(1) Tests required for civilian pilots are specified in the directions issued under Air Navigation Regulations, 1919All pilots who have been licensed have had a large number of solo flying hours to their credit. (2) All possible inquiries are made. The question is being consdered by a Committee dealing with points arising on the subject of the Air Navigation Regulations.