Please see our 207 to Dominions Office on Civil Aviation.  My
personal view is that this conference should take advantage of the
occasion to discuss our general policy in international civil
aviation as laid down in the Australia - New Zealand Agreement.
 The recent United States attitude to the British Air Service
to South America  illustrates the necessity of either
(1) Maximum international control of trunk routes, or
(2) British Commonwealth Government routes.
The objective should be to bring the United States into an
international conference as early as possible so that a halt can
be called to the United States inclination to favour arrangements
which differ in no great respect from pre-war procedure which was
the antithesis of international collaboration in the interests of