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1912 Aviators Certificates - UK

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Aviator Certificates listed by their certificate number. Granted by the Royal Aero Club of the UK. Numbers 169-382.

See 1911 Aviators Certificates - UK for earlier certificates

Announced 13th January
169. Garthshore Tindal Porter, Lieutenant. R.A. (Bristol, Salisbury).
170. Amyas Eden Borton, Lieutenant. (Bristol, Salisbury).
171. Benjamin Graham Wood (Hewlett and Blondeau Farman, Brooklands).
172. Sydney Vincent Sippe (Avro Biplane, Brooklands).


Announced 20th January
173. Tom Garne (Bristol, Brooklands).
174. Napier John Gill, Lieutenant. R.G.A. (Deperdussin, Brooklands).
175. Frederick Bernard Fowler (Bleriot, Eastbourne).

The request of the Aero Club de France to grant an Aviator's Certificate to D. Corbett Wilson was sanctioned.


Announced 3rd February
176. Alan Geoffrey Fox, Lieutenant. R.E. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
177. Eric Mackay Murray, Lieutenant. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
178. Giovanni Sabelli (Deperdussin Monoplane, Brooklands), subject to sanction of Aero Club of Italy.


Announced 10th February
179. Frederick Warren Merriam (Bristol Biplane, Brooklands).
180. William Bendall (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).


Announced 17th February
181. Charles Russell Jekyl Randall, Engineer Lieutenant. R.N. (Short biplane, Eastchurch).
182. Thomas Weeding, Captain. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).


Announced 24th February
183. Darner Leslie Allen (Bleriot monoplane, Hendon).
184. Sydney Parr (Bleriot monoplane, Mendon).
185. Bertram Richard White Boer, Lieutenant. R.F.A. (Bristol biplane, Salisbury).


Announced 2nd March
186. Marcel Desoutter (Bleriot monoplane, Hendon).
187. Stephen Christopher Winfield-Smith, Lieutenant. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).
188. Cecil Thomas Carfrae, Lieutenant. R.F.A. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).

The request of the Aero Club of America to grant an Aviators' Certificate to [William Hoff]], was sanctioned.


Announced 9th March
189. Herbert Dennis Cutler (Short biplane, Eastchurch).
190. Victor Annesley Barrington-Kennett (Short biplane, Eastchurch).
191. Clement Gordon Wakefield Head, Lieutenant. R.N. (Bristol biplane, Salisbury).
192. Charles Longcroft, Lieutenant. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).
193. Cyril Wright Meredith (Short biplane, Eastchurch).


Announced 16th March
194. Patrick Hamilton, Captain. (Deperdussin, Brooklands).
195. Cecil John L'Estrange Malone, Lieutenant. R.N. (Short biplane, Eastchurch).
196. George Hebden Raleigh, Captain. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).
197. Ronald Louis Charteris (Deperdussin, Brooklands).

The request of the Aero Club de France to grant an aviator's certificate to James Grant was sanctioned.


Announced 28th March
198. George Prensiel, (Bleriot, Hendon). Subject to permission of German Aero Club.


Announced 30th March
199. William Ewart Hart (Bristol Biplane, Penrith, New South Wales).
200. Francis John Brodigan, Captain. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).

During the year 1910, 45 Aviators' Certificates had been issued by the Royal Aero Club, whereas the total number at the end of 1911 had stood at 175, including those of 55 officers in His Majesty's Forces. During the year 1911, 8 Airship Pilots' Certificates had been granted. The club had instituted a special certificate for aviators, the conditions of which were more severe than those of the Federation Certificate, and it was pleasing to note that 4 aviators had already obtained that special certificate. The Army and Navy were now taking a very deep interest in aviation.


Announced 20th April
201. A. E. Burchardt Ashton, Lieutenant. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
202. F. A. P. Williams-Freeman, Lieutenant. R.N. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
203. Oliver Schwann, Commander. R.N. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
204. P. W. L. Broke-Smith, Captain. R.E (Bristol Biplane, Brooklands).
205. L. C. Rogers-Harrison, Lieutenant. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
206. C. H. K. Edmonds, Sub-Lieutenant. R.N. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
207. D. G. Young (Burgess-Wright Biplane, Brooklands).


Announced 5th May
208. L. A. Tremlett (Bleriot monoplane, Hendon).
209. J. D. Mackworth, Lieutenant. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).
210. E. F. Chinnery, Lieutenant. (Deperdussin monoplane, Brooklands).
211. John R. Duigan (Avro biplane, Brooklands).
210. H. C. Fielding, Lieutenant. R.F.A. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).
213. Alexander Bannerman, Major Sir, Bart., R.E. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).


Announced 18th May
214. Alan Hartree, Lieutenant. R.F.A., (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury)
215. Gordon Strachey Shephard, Lieutenant. (Bristol Biplane, Brooklands)
216. Donald Swain Lewis, Lieutenant. R.E., (Bristol Biplane, Brooklands)
217. Godfrey Paine, Captain. R.N., (Short Biplane, Eastchurch).

The request of the Aero Club of America for permission to issue an Aviator's Certificate to W. M. Stark, a British subject, was granted.

The request of the Aero Club de France for permission to issue an Aviator's Certificate to Mrs. W. Buller, a British subject, was granted.


Announced 8th June
218. Henry Charles Biard (Howard Wright Biplane, Hendon).
219. Hugh Percy Nesham (Bristol Biplane, Brooklands).
220. Charles Lindsay Campbell (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
221. Francis Henry Fowler (Howard Wright Biplane, Hendon).
222. Thomas O'Brien Hubbard (Howard Wright Biplane, Hendon).
223. Montagu Righton Nevill Jennings (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
224. Alphonse Potet (French subject) (Bleriot Monoplane, Hendon). (Subject to sanction Aero Club de France).
225. Richard T. Gates (Howard Wright Biplane, Hendon).
226. David Percival, Lieutenant. R.G.A. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
227. Frank Ridd, 2nd Corporal. R.E. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
228. Leonard Dawes, Lieutenant. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
229. J. N. Fletcher, Lieutenant. R.E. (Cody Biplane, Laffans Plain).
230. Baron Trevenen James, Lieutenant. R.E. (Howard Wright Biplane, Hendon).
231. Marcus Dyce Manton (Howard Wright Biplane, Hendon).


Announced 22nd June
232. Richard H. V. Wilson, Staff-Sergeant. R.E. (Bristol Biplane, Salisbury).
233. Desmond L. Arthur, Lieutenant. (Bristol monoplane, Brooklands).
234. Ercole Ercole, Lieutenant. (Bristol biplane, Salisbury). Subject to permission of Aero Club of Italy.
235. Paul Dubois (Deperdussin monoplane, Hendon). Subject to permission of Aero Club of France.
236. John H. W. Becke, Captain. (Bristol biplane, Brooklands).
237. Norman S. Roupell (Howard Wright biplane, Hendon).
238. Edward H. Morriss (Howard Wright biplane, Hendon).
239. A. D. Carden, Captain. R.E. (Dunne biplane, Eastchurch).


Announced 6th July
240. Herbert Charles Agnew, Captain. R.E. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
241. Lionel Boyd Moss, Major. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
242. T. Ince Webb-Bowen, Captain. (Farman Biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).

Letter from the Aero Club of America requesting the Club to give its sanction to the granting of an aviator's certificate to M. M. Singh was considered and the necessary permission granted.


Announced 20th July
243. V. H. N. Wadham (Farman biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
244. P. L. W. Herbert, Lieutenant. (Farman biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
245. A. Christie, 2nd Lieutenant. R.F.A. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
246. H. I. Bulkeley, Lieutenant. R.E. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
247. E. V. Anderson, Lieutenant. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
248. R. H. Kershaw (Howard Wright biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
249. K. Rawson Shaw, Lieutenant. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
250. R. A. Lister (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).


Announced 27th July
251. Harold Sweetman-Powell (Burgess-Wright Biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
252. Hugh Lambert Reilly, Lieutenant. LA. (Deperdussin Monoplane, Deperdussin School, Hendon).
253. William Victor Strugnell, Air Mechanic. (Bristol Biplane, Army School, Salisbury Plain).
254. F. M. Worthington-Wilmer, Lieutenant. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
255. Robert C. W. Alston, Captain. H.L.I. (Farman Biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
256. Claude Albemarle Bettington, Lieutenant. (Bristol Monoplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
257. Charles Darbyshire, Captain. (Vickers Monoplane, Vickers School, Brooklands).
258. Robert William Rickerby Gill (Deperdussin Monoplane, Deperdussin School, Hendon).
259. Edward Petre (Handley Page Monoplane, Handley Page School, Fairlop).
260. Francis FitzGerald Waldron, Lieutenant. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
261. H. R. Simms (Avro Biplane, Roe School, Brooklands).


Announced 3rd August
262. John Edmonds, Private. R.M.L.I. (Short Biplane, Naval School, Eastchurch).
263. Sydney Pickles (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
264. John Frederick Andrews Higgins, Major. R.F.A. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
265. Eng. Lieut. Edward Featherstone Briggs, R.N. (Short Biplane, Naval School, Eastchurch).
266. Charles Percy Nicholas, Captain. I.A. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
267. Kenlis Percival Atkinson, Lieutenant. R.F.A. {Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).


Announced 17th August
268. Ralph Gerald Holyoake (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
269. William Thomas James McCudden, Air Mechanic. (Bristol Biplane, Army School, Salisbury Plain).
270. Major Hugh Montague Trenchard (Farman Biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
271. Reginald Cholmondeley, Lieutenant. (Grahame-White Biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
272. Capt. John Maitland Salmond (Grahame-White Biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
273. Alister Maxwell MacDonell, Captain. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
274. William Snowdon Hedley (Farman Biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
275. William John Harrison (Deperdussin Monoplane, Deperdussin School, Hendon).


Announced 7th September
276. William Thomas, Staff-Sergeant. (Short Biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
277. Robert Harry Lucas Cordner, Captain. R.A.M.C. (Bristol Biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
278. Richard Harold Barnwell (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
279. Claude Brabazon, Captain, The Honerable. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
280. Phillip Bennet Joubert de la Ferte, Lieutenant. R.F.A. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
281. Edward Bailey Ashmore, Major. M.V.O., R.F.A. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
2S2. Claude Grenville Shephard Gould, Lieutenant. R.G.A. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
283. P. H. L. Playfair, Lieutenant. R.F.A. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
284. F. A. Wanklyn, Lieutenant. R.F.A. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
285. Walter Laurence Brock, Deperdussin Monoplane, Deperdussin School, Hendon). Subject to permission of Aero Club of America.
286. Thomas O'Connor, Engine-room Artificer, Royal Navy (Short Biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
287. Edouard Baumann (Deperdussin Monoplane and Caudron Biplane, Ewen School, Hendon). Subject to permission of Aero Club of Switzerland.


Announced 21st September
288. Philip Shepherd, Lieutenant. R.N. (Short Biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
289. I. G. Vaughan-Fowler (Wright Biplane, Eastchurch).
290. G. Wildman-Lushington, Lieutenant. R.M.A. (Short Biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
291. John Laurence Hall (Bleriot Monoplane, Bleriot School, Hendon).
292. Samuel Summerfield (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
293. Edward Wallace Cheeseman (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
294. George Stanley Trewin, Assistant Paymaster. R.N. (Bristol Biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
295. Ernest Frank Sutton (Caudron Biplane, Ewen School, Hendon).
296. John Wilfred Seddon, Lieutenant. R.N. (Short Biplane, Naval School, Eastchurch).
297. Harry George Hawker (Farman Biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
298. A. C. Holms MacLean, Lieutenant. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
299. Charles L. Price, Captain. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
300. G. B. Stopford, Lieutenant. R.F.A., (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
301. G. W. England, Lieutenant. (Bristol Monoplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).

Letter from the Aero Club de France requesting the club to give its sanction to the granting of an aviator's certificate to Lieut. Barry Martyn of the Wiltshire Regiment was considered, and the necessary permission granted.

Letter from the Aero Club of America requesting the club to give its sanction to the granting of an aviator's certificate to Alexander C. Beech was considered, and the necessary permission granted.


Announced 5th October
302. Vivian Hewitt (Bleriot monoplane, Rhyl).
303. Charles Erskine Risk, Captain. R.M.L.I. (Short biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
304. Ivon Terence Courtney, Lieutenant. R.M.L.I. (Short biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
305. Edward Leonard Ellington, Captain. K.H.A. (Farman biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
306. Victor Yates (Bleriot monoplane, Fowler's School, Eastbourne).
307. Hugh Fanshawe Glanville, Lieutenant. (West India Regt.), (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
308. Leslie Da Costa Penn-Gaskell, Lieutenant. (3rd Norfolk Regt.), (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
309. Herbert Creagh MacDonnell, Captain. (The Royal Irish), (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
310. Arthur Edward Geere (Vickers monoplane, Vickers School, Brooklands).
311. Dermot Roberts Hanion, 2nd Lieutenant. R.G.A. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
312. Felton Vesey Holt, Lieutenant. (52nd Light Infantry), Bristol School, Brooklands).
313. George Ralph Miller, Captain. R.F.A. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).


Announced 19th October
314. A. M. Wynne (Grahame-White biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
315. John Herbert James (Caudron biplane, Ewen School, Hendon).
316. G. I. Carmichael, Lieutenant. R.F.A. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
317. Victor Colin Higginbottom, 1st Air Mechanic. (Avro biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
318. D. L. Allen, 2nd Lieutenant. 87th Royal Irish Fusiliers (Grahame-White biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
319. L. Loultcheff, Lieutenant. Bulgarian Army (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
320. R. G. H. Murray, Lieutenant. 9th Gurkha Rifles (Bristol biplane, Eastbourne Aviation School, Eastbourne).
321. David Edmund Stodart, Doctor. (Caudron biplane, Ewen School, Hendon).
322. Walter Edward Birch (Bleriot monoplane, Melly School, Waterloo, Liverpool).
323. W. L. Hardman (Bleriot monoplane, Melly School, Waterloo, Liverpool).
324. Rudolph Holscher (Grahame-White biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon). Subject to sanction of Aero Club of Germany.
325. E. N. Fuller (Grahame-White biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
326. A. V. Bettington (Bristol monoplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
327. R. S. H. Grace, Captain. (13th Hussars), (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
328. C. L. Courtney, Lieutenant. R.N. (Short biplane, Royal Naval Aviation School, Eastchurch).
329. C. W. Wilson (Grahame-White biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
330. E. R. Berne, Paymaster. R.N. (Short biplane, Royal Naval Aviation School, Eastchurch).
331. Howard T. Wright (Farman biplane, Sopwith School, Brooklands).
332. Harold Wesley Hall (Bristol monoplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
333. Albert Deakin (Electrician, R.N.), (Short biplane, Royal Naval Aviation School, Eastchurch).
334. Henry C. Bobbett (Boatswain, R.N.), (Short biplane, Royal Naval Aviation School, Eastchurch).


Announced 26th October
335. Robert Boger, Captain. R.E. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
336. A. M. Read, Lieutenant. (Northamptonshire Regt.), (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
337. Arthur Payze (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
338. Frederick Ernest Styles, Lieutenant. (Royal Munster Fusiliers), (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
339. Norman Channing Spratt (Deperdussin monoplane, Deperdussin School, Hendon).
340. J. A. Chamier, Captain. (33rd Punjabis), (Caudron biplane, Ewen School, Hendon).
341. G. F. Pretyman, 2nd Lieutenant. (1st Somersetshire Light Infantry), (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
342. E. L. Conran, Lieutenant. (2nd County London Yeomanry), (Caudron biplane, Ewen School, Hendon).
343. F. G. Small, Lieutenant. (Connaught Rangers), Grahame-White biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
344. Henry Howard James (Caudron biplane, Ewen School, Hendon).
345. Alan Montagu Yeats Brown, Commander. R.N. (Grahame-White biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).


Announced 2nd November
346. J. H. Gibbon, Captain. R.F.A. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
347. G. A. Parker, Lieutenant. (3rd Battalion Gloucestershire Regt.), (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
348. James Lancaster Lucena, Captain. R.F.R.A. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
349. Cyril Edgar Foggin, (Bleriot monoplane, Eastbourne Aviation School, Eastbourne).
350. Emile Louis Gassler (Bleriot monoplane, Eastbourne Aviation School, Eastbourne). Subject to the sanction of the Aero Club of Switzerland.
351. Frederick St. George Tucker, Captain. (The Worcestershire Regt.) (Deperdussin monoplane, Deperdussin School, Hendon).
352. Robert Pigot, Captain. (Rifle Brigade) (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
353. Tom Grave (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
354. John Crosby Halahan, Captain. (late Royal Dublin Fusiliers) (Grahame-White biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
355. Denys Charles Ware (Deperdussin monoplane, Deperdussin School, Hendon).


Announced 16th November
356. Oliver de Lancey Williams, Captain. (2nd Royal Welsh Fusiliers) (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
357. Herbert Musgrave, Captain. R.E. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
358. John David Boyle, Lieutenant, The Honerable. (Rifle Brigade) (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
359. Frank William Lerwill (Bristol biplane, Eastbourne Aviation School, Eastbourne).
360. John F. A. Trotter, Lieutenant. R.F.R.A. (Hydro-aeroplane, Lakes Flying School, Windermere).
361. Herbert Russell (Leading Seaman, R.N.) (Short biplane, Royal Naval Aviation School, Eastchurch).
362. Reginald M. Rodwell, Lieutenant. (1st West Yorkshire Regt.) (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
363. Frederick George Kunhardt, Captain. (74th Panjabis) (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
364. Arthur Baron Forman, Major. R.F.A. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
365. Richard B. Kitson, Lieutenant. (58th Rifles F.F., I.A.) (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).


Announced 30th November
366. Colin George MacArthur, Lieutenant. R.N. (Bristol biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
367. Serge Cantacuzeue, Prince. (Bristol monoplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
368. John Alcock (Farman biplane, Ducrocq School, Brooklands).
369. Arthur Henry Leslie Soames, Lieutenant. (3rd K.O. Hussars) (Vickers monoplane, Vickers School, Brooklands).


Announced 21st December
370. Noel F. Wheeler, Midshipman. R.N. (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
371. Pierre Gratien (French Subject) (Bleriot Monoplane, Bleriot School, Hendon).
372. Joseph Claude Andrews (Petty Officer, R.N.) (Avro Biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
373. John Nowell Stanhope Stott, Captain. (5th Dragoon Guards) (Vickers Monoplane, Vickers School, Brooklands).
374. Robert W. Edwards (Shipwright, R.N.) (Short Biplane, Royal Naval Aviation School, Eastchurch).
375. William C. K. Birch, 2nd Lieutenant. (Yorkshire Regiment) (Grahame-White Biplane, Grahame-White School, Hendon).
376. Vincent P. Taylor (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Salisbury Plain).
377. Reginald Mills, Lieutenant. (Royal Fusiliers) (Bristol Biplane, Bristol School, Brooklands).
378. Edward R. L. Corballis, Lieutenant. (Royal Dublin Fusiliers) (Vickers Biplane, Vickers School, Brooklands).
379. Robert Valentine Pollok, Lieutenant. (15th Hussars) (Vickers Biplane, Vickers School, Brooklands).
380. Frank Susans (Engine Room Artificer, R.N.) (Short Biplane, Royal Naval Aviation School, Eastchurch).
381. George Prickett (Leading Seaman, R.N.) (Short Biplane, Central Flying School, Upavon).
382. G. W. W. Hooper, Sub-Lieutenant. R.N. (Deperdussin Monoplane, Deperdussin School, Hendon).

Letter from the Aero Club de France, requesting the Club to give its sanction to the issuing of an Aviator's Certificate to Clive Mellor, was considered, and the necessary permission granted.

See 1913 Aviators Certificates - UK for continuation

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Sources of Information

  • Information from published lists in Flight magazine under the Official Notice to Members of the Royal Aero Club