§ 83. Mr. Austin
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty to what extent the Naval Air Arm combines with the R.A.F. in elementary flying training, either at naval air stations or at R.A.F. stations; and whether it is intended to develop further this desirable liaison between the two services.
The flying training of naval pilots up to the standard of awarding flying wings, is conducted by the Royal Air Force at R.A.F. Stations. The additional specialised training which naval pilots require for carrying out their full 347W duties with the Fleet is given by the Royal Navy at R.N. air stations and in aircraft carriers. My hon. Friend will see, therefore, that elementary flying training is, in fact, already completely integrated within the two Services.