This is the story of the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service. At the outbreak of the war the R.F.C. concisted of only four squadrons organised for active service. The squadrons were concentrated at Farnborough under the command of Brigade-General Sir David Henderson. The unites were dispatched to France in 1914. In France they started the War in the Air. S.O.Bradshaw tells their story. Lt. H.D. Harvey Kelly was privileged to be the first R.F.C. pilot to arrive in France and landed in Amiens. He was killed om April 29 th 1917. Flying Memories of Stanley Orton Bradshaw brings back the glory days of the pilots of 1914-1918.