29 May 1915 – A busy day for the flying schools

10 pilots qualified for the flying certificates today in a busy day for the various flying schools.

At RNAS Chingford, Alexander Robb Cox and Charles Laverock Lambe (Former Captain of the HMS Hermes before it was torpedoes in October 1914) passed in a Maurice Farman Biplane.

At the Grahame-White School. Hendon, two more RNAS officers Edward Alexander de Lossy de Ville and William Douston Wain passed in a Grahame-White Biplane.

Edward de Ville

Edward de Ville

RFC officers Albert Charles Hagon and Godfrey Wigglesworth passed in a Maurice Farman Biplane at the Military School. Shoreham.

At the Military School. Brooklands, Oscar Greig passed in a Maurice Farman Biplane, whilst Gordon Mountford also passed in a Maurice Farman Biplane at the Military School. Harrow.

Australian Edward Watson Powell who was recently serving with the forces in Gallipoli passed in a Maurice Farman Biplane at the British Flying School. Le Crotoy. France.

Also passing in a Cauldron Biplane, at the Beatty School in Hendon, was Frenchman Maurice Chapelle. It is not known if he has any plans to join the air services.

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