§ Sir R. GOWER
asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air what civil aviation clubs exist in this country; and what is the flying membership of each?
§ Mr. MONTAGUE
The following list gives the names and the latest avail able information regarding the number2416W
§ The PRIME MINISTER
The following statement gives the particulars asked for by the hon. Member.
of flying members of the subsidised light aeroplane clubs:
Name of Club. Membership. London 285 Midland 150 Lancashire 180 Yorkshire 159 Newcastle-upon-Tyne 181 Hampshire 275 Bristol and Wessex 119 Norfolk and Norwich 102 Nottingham 61 Scottish 228 Suffolk and Eastern Counties 94 Cinque Ports 94 Liverpool and District 119
With the exception of the Northamptonshire Aero Club, which is understood to have 72 members, no information is available in regard to the membership of unsubsidised and Service clubs, but the names of the clubs are as follows:2417W
- Berks, Bucks and Oxon.
- The Household Brigade Flying Club.
- Derby and District.
- The Flying Club of Ulster.
- Royal Aircraft Establishment (Farnborough).
- Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment (Felixstowe).
In addition, National Flying Services, Limited, have established clubs at Han worth, Reading and Hull, which, up to date, have a flying membership of 464, 69 and 39 respectively.