The Year of '10

The years aircraft: Rumpler Taube

Trade Lads Training Scheme 1910 -1914 by A.J.A Armstrong (Digger)

Between March 1910 and August 1914, 863 people learnt to fly in the United Kingdom qualifying for the Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate. Pupils were already qualified pilots and were taught to fly new types of aircraft. Flights with an instructor were followed by 20-30 minute solo flights at an altitude higher than 1500ft. Cross country flights were then undertaken