To give you an idea – this is what things look like form 3,000 ft.
[Sketch from above of a small bi-plane, hangar, palm trees and some dots representing men and a road. Words are written on the sketch with arrows pointing to the:]
Aeroplane, Large aeroplane hangar (shed), Palm trees 40ft high, Men, Wide Road.
and 3,000 is really low when scouts go high above 25,000 ft. and almost loose touch with Mother Earth altogether.
I used to fly over Heliopolis early in the morning, over the Villa Montrose, where Mrs Featherstonehoare is staying (at about 500 ft.,) & wake her up with the roar of my engine. She would then come out