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MELBOURNE, Tues — Central Flying School— the R.A.A.F.'s university of the air — has moved from Point Cook to East Sale, according to an announce
ment made at R.A.A.F.
headquarters. Central Flying School is responsible for the creation and mainten ance of the standards of Hying and Hying train ing throughout the ser vice. In addition to conducting its own courses, C.F.S. dis seminates the flying train ing information and flying techniques to all flying units in the service. Its duties include the train ing of all flying instructors, the periodical testing and rating of all pilots and the collation of topical flying training information and fly ing techniques. New Scheme The school is at present con ducting the first 'all-through' flying instructors' course, a new postwar training scheme under which the whole of the flying training policy of the R.A.A.F. has been completely revolutionised. Under this new system an aircrew trainee, training to be a pilot, will receive his initial training, elementary training and service training all at one station. While at Point Coo.k, Central Flying School co operated with the Aircraft Research and Development Unit in providing aircraft for offensive air support displays, bushfire - spotting, flre-fighting tests and long distance test flights. Wing Commander I. F. Rose, A.F.C., who is at pre sent temporary commanding officer of R.A.A.F. Station, East Sale, is commanding of ficer of C.F.S.