The joint training of the Royal Air Force and the Army is proceeding satisfactorily on the lines indicated in the reply which my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister gave to a similar Question by my hon. and gallant Friend on 7th July. The methods and scope of the training are constantly being studied with a view to improvement.
The Army Co-operation Command is a Command of the Royal Air Force. Its Commander-in-Chief is an air marshal. The Senior Air Staff Officer is a brigadier, and the staff of the Command includes both Army and Royal Air Force personnel. The Fleet Air Arm is not a separate Service or command but an integral part of the Royal Navy. The Fleet Air Arm units are controlled by the various naval commanders-in-chief and flag officers at home and abroad, in the same manner as other units of the Navy.