AERONAUTICS: Gapans

When good fellows get numerous, they start clubs. Last week in London a Guild of Air Pilots & Air Navigators of the British Empire took form. First member is Air Vice-Marshal Sir William Sefton Brancker, since 1922 director of civil aviation for the British air ministry, flyer since 1910. "Gapans," as the Guildsmen will be called by the current British initialing custom, must be licensed pilots or navigators of long experience, high skill.

Akin to "Gapans" in the U. S. are the Professional Pilots Association and the Air Mail Association.

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