Taking off from Frescaty for a dawn recon. Notice the Zeppelin hangar.
Reconnaissance over Fort Vaux near Verdun, 11 February 1916. The original start date for Operation Gericht (German offensive at Verdun) was February 12th, but poor weather forced them to postpone the attack until February 21st.
"Upon my word I've had as much excitement on a car as in the air, especially since the R.F.C. have had women drivers."
James McCudden, Five Years in the Royal Flying Corps