The birth of air ground R/T

Dave Smith sent me a clipping, an article from 1967 describing the early days of air ground voice radio communications, in the Royal Flying Corps.

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By 1918 the Royal Flying Corps had both a Wireless Telephony Establishment at Biggin Hill and  a Wireless Telephony School which was disbanded in 1919 at the RAF Winton aerodrome in Bournemouth.

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A Sopwith 1 and 1/2 Strutter on the strength of the Wireless Telephony School

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