FIRST FLIGHT OVER EVEREST
In 1933, two 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron pilots, Commanding Officer Squadron Leader Douglas Douglas-
Squadron Leader Douglas Douglas-
The planes used for the expedition were the new Westland Wallace and the Houston Westland. Both had open cockpits and were fitted with a 550 horsepower Bristol Slll engine; they had a flying time of 4 hours,To save on fuel, the planes were stripped of brakes and the pilots flew without parachutes..
On 3 April 1933, the aircraft, crewed by Squadron Leader Douglas-