The Eyes of the Army: with the RFC at the Front, Third Series: Aircraft

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Royal Flying Corps workshops and aeroplanes, Western Front, spring 1916. An RFC mobile repair shop. A wrecked BE2, serial number 2059, has its wings removed by mechanics and is taken to the repair sheds where its fabric is stripped off. A French officer, being escorted round the shop, passes the fuselage of a Bristol Scout C type, serial number 4679. The mechanics march off to eat. RFC personnel inspect the wreckage of a crashed "Albatross";...