London's Hangar 6 will be closed 21 September while we update this exhibition.

British Military Aviation in 1930

1 January

The Royal Air Force Far East Command is formed.

11 April

A survey of the Cairo to Cape Town route is completed by the Air Ministry
and Imperial Airways.

1 September

Air Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding is appointed as Air Member for Supply and
Research on the Air Council.

19 October – 25 November

A flight of Fairey IIIDs on No.47 Squadron flies from Khartoum to West
Africa and back.