HC Deb 05 October 1931 vol 257 c822W
Major POLE

asked the Secretary of State for India what is the present position in regard to the preparation of the scheme for the establishment of an Indian Air Force?


The Government of India are now promoting a Bill to facilitate the establishment and to provide for the administration and discipline of the new Indian Air Force. As regards other measures, six Indian cadets are now under training at Cranwell with a view to qualifying for commissions in that Force, and further vacancies are being offered. Steps are being taken in India to provide and train the subordinate personnel.

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