Enlist your pilot in RFC-70. May 1-23 1916 you'll be out of North Weald Airfield in England, which is roughly 30 miles NNE of London, May 24 you're in France
Take-off in the Bird of your choice, fly at 210 Degrees ( Z ) Major water is the Thames running E to W, change course to 270 fly West
Labels on, everything is there Tower Bridge, Big Ben. . etc . . .
There's no such thing as Bad Weather, only unsuitable clothing