HC Deb 28 January 1942 vol 377 c732W
Mr. Horabin

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether lieutenants, Royal Navy, who have sufficient flying experience are eligible for command of squadrons or the Fleet Air Arm?

Sir V. Warrender

Lieutenants R.N. with sufficient flying experience and possessing other qualities essential for command are eligible for command of Squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm. Several squadrons have been, and are still being, commanded by lieutenants.

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