Air Law is something that all pilots must have some knowledge of or they wouldn’t be awarded a licence or certificate… it’s required knowledge. Having said that, it’s a long way from being simple and even a qualified Air Transport pilot will only have scratched the surface. In the Air Force, one might have assumed that things would have been pretty tight and mutiny unheard of.

Let me set you straight!

Early balloons



An aircraft Commander


The Signals Corps in a balloon basket


The Freeman Field mutiny


Lt Bill Terry


The RAF in Karachi


The RAF mutiny


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