By Mick Davis
Within the years ahead of international battle I, George Holt Thomas was once an energetic supporter of aviation improvement and a promoter of its army capability. The velocity of improvement observed him using a tender and gifted plane fashion designer via the identify of Geoffrey de Havilland, and the airplane they produced went directly to make heritage. during this booklet, the writer tells the tale of Airco, the airplane production corporation, and of its variety of goods together with the D.H.4 and D.H.9a designs.
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Consequently, its operational losses in the same period were similarly negligible. HA crashed at Petite Synthe on 13 January 1918 with its pilot FSL H. Willis fatally injured. Its observer, AM2 A. L. Jeffries, was killed trying to salvage the machine's Lewis gun from the flames. Wastage of machines, and the transfer of Westlandbuilt Eagle Fours to the RFC soon depleted reserves, and so RFC machines from the A 74 I-A 090 batch were made available to the two unit. HAs. 9s) each operated some as initial equipment during their working-up periods.
35 TDS Duxford - 85539. 49 TDS Catterick - A2127, A7779, A7826, 82127, 85517, 85546, 85549, 85550. 55 TDS (ex-203 TDS) Manston/ Narborough - A7884, A7962, 89480, 89482,88486,89487,89490,89491, N6414, N6425. 57 TDS (ex-202 TDS) Cranwell - A7726, 89478, 89479, 89488, 89489, 89496, D176~ N6427, N6429. of 22 August. Subsequent raids by Gothas and Giants were macle at night. 1-1As. Yarmouth and its satellites at Bacton, Burgh Castle and Covehithe were the principal stations for operations over the Dogger Bank.
That on the Daimler works at Stuttgart was less fortunate, resulting in the loss of A 7569 to EA, with its crew (2nd Lts R. F Thomas) made POWs. M. HA was damaged that day. A 741 set out on a photographic mission, hur caught fire while climbing to operational altitude; Captain J. B. Fox made a rapid descent and crash-landed, and was pulled from the burning ma hine by his ohserver Lt .. Jones. Kohlenz, at the junction of the Rhine and Mosel, was the target for the 12th, and this was even further than the targets of the previous raids.