Aeronautics: Flights & Flyers, May 4, 1931

Holt & No. 37. After the crash of the R-101 decimated the ranks of Britain's high aviation officers, Air Commodore Felton Vesey Holt was made Air Vice Marshal, placed in command of air defenses last month. (He had been in charge of the staff which examined the wreckage of the R-101.) Last week Air Vice Marshal Holt reviewed the flying forces at Tangmere Airdrome, Sussex, flew in a Moth biplane with Flight Lieut. Henry Moody. One of the ten planes escorting him dropped out of place, edged close to the Moth, brushed wings with...

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