HC Deb 29 November 1938 vol 342 cc261-2W
Mr. Perkins

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether the present scheme of allowing A-licence pilots to instruct is of a permanent or temporary nature?

Captain Balfour

Consideration is now being given to proposals for strengthening the instructional arrangements at flying clubs; but it is not proposed to cancel the regulation which allows an A-licence pilot duly qualified as an instructor to teach other members of a club of which he himself is a member.

Special arrangements had to be made earlier this year and are still in force as a temporary measure to secure an adequate supply of instructors fro the training of pilots for the Royal Air Force, the Royal Air Force Reserve, the Auxiliary Air Force and the Royal Air Force Volun-

regards the oversea countries named, the only information in my possession is that contained in the official statistical publications of the countries concerned. The latest particulars given in these publications, so far as available, are summarised below. For France, Germany and the United States of America, the figures represent average retail prices. For Holland, they relate to the prices charged in two co-operative undertakings. For Italy, the figure is the maximum retail price fixed for Rome by the competent authorities.

teer Reserve, including the appointment of duly qualified A-licence pilots as instructors.

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