• Royal Flying Corps •

• Impressed machines •

The following table lists the aeroplanes purchased from private owners and Flying Clubs in August 1914:

Serial Type Eng. No. Owner Base Price To Notes
482Morane G80Gn-Mr EtchesHungerford£520MW
485M Farman S.770Ren42488Grahame-WhiteHendon£900CFS
486Henry Farman80LR-Grahame-WhiteHendon£1000CFS
489Avro 50480Gn2774Dr ChristieHarrogate£720CFS
491Avro 50050Gn1056Mr J Laurence HallShoreham£600CFS
604Sopwith Tabloid80Gn3103SopwithBrooklands£900RNASTo RNAS as 169
608Bleriot XI50Gn2206Bleriot CoBrooklands£650MWRe-serialled 605
616Bleriot Parasol80Gn2608Bleriot CoBrooklands£1200MW
619Bleriot XI80Gn-B C HucksBournemouth-RAS
621Bleriot XI50Gn-B C HucksScarborough-MW
623Morane H80Gn3758Grahame-WhiteHendon£750-Impressed but rejected
626Bleriot XI80Gn-Madame SalmetHendon£700MWDaily Mail machine
627Morane H80Gn3726Grahame-WhiteHendon£7506Sq
629Morane G80Gn3727Grahame-WhiteHendon£7507Sq
630Bleriot XI50Gn-B C HucksMartock-6SqSingle seat looper
634Bristol TB.880Cl-P D CreaghBrooklands£1000Impressed but rejected

The following machines are not shown on the impressment schedules but were later treated as such:

Serial Type Eng. No. Owner Base Price To Notes
639Vickers Boxkite--Vickers-1Sq
640Bristol Boxkite50Gn-Bristol SchoolBrooklands£2001Sqc/n 202
641Bristol Boxkite50Gn-Bristol SchoolBrooklands£2001Sqc/n 203
642Vickers Boxkite--Vickers-1Sq
657Bristol Boxkite50Gn-Bristol SchoolBrooklands£3501Sqc/n 226
718Bristol Boxkite50Gn-Bristol SchoolBrooklands£3502RASc/n 347
-Bristol Pusher--Bristol SchoolBrooklands£100-c/n 199

The following machines were impressed by the Navy:

Serial Type Eng. No. Owner Base Price To Notes
879Sopwith Bat Boat225Sun-Sopwith HambleCircuit of Britain #3
880Sopwith Adm. Type 880100Gn-Sopwith HambleCircuit of Britain #1
881Avro 510 Seaplane150Sun-A.V. Roe£2500Circuit of Britain #7
882Curtiss Bat Boat120AD-White and ThompsonCircuit of Britain #6
883Curtiss H.4 'Small America'100Cur-White and ThompsonCircuit of Britain #9
884Wight 'Navyplane'160Gn-
886Henry Farman Seaplane80Gn2430Eastbourne Avn Co£1200B.26
887Henry Farman Seaplane80Gn1444Eastbourne Flying Sch£900B.35
888Maurice Farman120Sun-Sunbeam Motor Co£1000
889Avro 504 Seaplane80Gn3430Daily Mail£900Crashed Shoreham on delivery
890ABW Albatros B.II100Merc-
891DFW B.2100Merc-Beardmore
892Handley Page Type G100Anz-
893Wight Pusher Seaplane200CU-
894Wight Pusher Seaplane200CU-
895Wight Pusher Seaplane200CU-
896Sopwith Adm. 880 Folder100Gn-Greek Govt
897Sopwith Pusher Seaplane100Gn-Greek Govt
898Sopwith Pusher Seaplane100Gn-Greek Govt
899Sopwith Pusher Seaplane100Gn-Greek Govt
900Sopwith Pusher Seaplane100Gn-Greek Govt
901Sopwith Pusher Seaplane100Gn-Greek Govt
902Bleriot Parasol Seaplane90LR-Lord Ed Grosvenor£1400
903Bleriot Parasol70Gn-Miss Trehawke DaviesPresent
904Short S.38 School70Gn-Sir Francis McCleanNo.14
905Short Nile Seaplane140Gn-Sir Francis McCleanNo.16 (160Gn?)
906Sopwith 3-Seater80Gn-
907Bleriot Parasol90LR-Bleriot Co£1400(80Gn?)
908Bleriot XI80LR-Purchased from France
918Flanders B.270Gn-Gaskell Blackburn
939Avro 50050Gn-Mr Lan Davis
940Henry Farman80Gn-
941Morane-Saulnier G80LR-Lord Carbery