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Beatty School of Flying

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1917. Ref AA below

George W. Beatty was an American pilot

He set up a training school at Hendon and produced planes based on the Wright design - see Beatty-Wright.

WWI In November 1916 the War Office commandeered the flying schools at Hendon, after which the aerodrome trained 490 pilots.

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  • AA. [1] Image courtesy of Aviation Ancestry