Airways Corporations (Aircraft Purchases)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd August 1966.

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Photo of Sir Arthur Harvey Sir Arthur Harvey , Macclesfield 12:00 am, 2nd August 1966

What credit terms are being given by Boeing for B.O.A.C. to purchase its aircraft? Is it not a deplorable situation, when the country is in a financial crisis, that this great industry has been allowed to run down to such an extent that the VC10, which the right hon. Gentleman admits is a superb aircraft, cannot be developed not only for these Corporations, but for sale abroad?