International Gliding Competition

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29th October 1947.

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Photo of Mr George Lindgren Mr George Lindgren , Wellingborough 12:00 am, 29th October 1947

The British Gliding Association and the Royal Aero Club have decided that the International Gliding Competition could not be satisfactorily conducted in this country next year owing to the economic crisis and the consequent restrictions. The answer to the second part of the Question is No, Sir. But I hope it will be possible to hold International competitions here before very long.