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Night Flying

Volume 155: debated on Tuesday 27 June 1922

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asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he is able to inform the House as to the results achieved in the recent experiments in night flying carried out between this country and France?

The flight of the British aeroplane from London to Paris by night was quite successful. It established the fact that the lighting arrangements, both in this country and in France, are satisfactory, except that wind-indicating lights have not yet been established on the emergency landing-places; steps are being taken to remedy this defect so far as the British portion of the route is concerned. It is understood that the French flight from Paris to London and back was equally successful.