AIR: Pilots for Britain

The first R.A.F. men to be trained in the U.S.—150 young Britons—were last week graduated as pilots by four British air schools in the U.S. Thus begins a new stage of the war in which the U.S. makes pilots as well as planes for Britain. On 20 fields,* from Florida to California, over 2,000 other fledgling British airmen are busy learning to fly. Their training is part of a War and Navy Department program that is expected to produce 8,000 new pilots for Britain each year.

Two different methods of teaching British pilots...

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