Results 21–40 of 755 for speaker:Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon

Oral Answers to Questions — Aircraft Production.: Criticisms. (21 Jan 1942)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: This gentleman is also a purveyor of aeroplanes to me, so that I know a good deal about it. On the other hand, hon. Members must remember that a Minister in charge of a production Department like my own is always going to get sniping and nagging, and if it is not coming from Mr. Gordon England, there will always be an England.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Aircraft Production (Factory Management). (10 Dec 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: There have only been two cases in which managements have been changed as a result of the exercise of compulsory powers by my Department. There have, however, been several instances in which managements have been changed or strengthened at the request or suggestion of my Department.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Repair and Maintenance Organisation. ( 3 Dec 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Broadly, the arrangements referred to provide for a fair and reasonable price for the work carried out. The precise arrangements vary according to the actual work done.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Repair and Maintenance Organisation. ( 3 Dec 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: When we have an engine to repair, it is done on a pre-arranged price, because we know that we have to strip it and put it together again. In the case of a machine which is strained or damaged, we cannot make a price before we start to pull it to pieces, because we do not know what damage has been done. Consequently, it is difficult to make a fixed price for this sort of repairs. In these...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Repair and Maintenance Organisation. ( 3 Dec 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am afraid that my hon. Friend is not completely informed as to the facts. What is happening at the aerodrome which he has in mind is that facilities are being created for the carrying out by a civilian firm of repair of aircraft which is beyond the capacity of the Royal Air Force personnel on the station. It is not the case that this personnel will be responsible for super intending the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Repair and Maintenance Organisation. ( 3 Dec 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I dare say not, but there are plenty of firms who have not had experience yet who soon will have.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Repair and Maintenance Organisation. ( 3 Dec 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: We have a national repair service, but where there are firms existing we use them.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Repair and Maintenance Organisation. ( 3 Dec 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The matter of geography comes in, and the movement of machines.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force,: Aircraft Production (Pooling of Information). (26 Nov 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Aircraft firms working on similar projects pool scientific and technical information under co-ordination by my Department. There is willing co-operation, and the arrangements are fully satisfactory.

Oral Answers to Questions — Aircraft Production.: American Aircraft. (19 Nov 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: With the exception of one particular type of aircraft, which was originally ordered by the French Government, machines shipped from America do not remain crated for more than a few days. Any modifications to American aircraft are limited to those which are considered essential in the light of the latest fighting experience to bring the machine up to the required standard of operational...

Oral Answers to Questions — Aircraft Production.: Air Transport Auxiliary (Pay). (19 Nov 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: As regards the first and third parts of the Question, it is not possible to give a straightforward comparison between the rates of pay of personnel in the Air Transport Auxiliary, a civilian organisation, and the Royal Air Force, owing to differences in rank and conditions of Service, involving such things as subsistence allowances, pensions and medical attention. The answer to the second...

Oral Answers to Questions — Aircraft Production.: Air Transport Auxiliary (Pay). (19 Nov 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I will certainly look into the question, but I cannot give any guarantee in the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Aircraft Production (Aid for Russia). ( 8 Oct 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I have already considered the form of publicity suggested by my hon. Friend. Indeed, I am glad to be able to tell the House that the keenness of the workers in the aircraft industry is such that I had already received a similar suggestion from them. In spite of the urgent desire to help Russia, however, I have decided not to adopt the suggestion. It would be misleading to all concerned to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Air Transport Auxiliary. ( 6 Aug 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: It would not be in the public interest to disclose the annual cost of the Air Transport Auxiliary. The function of the Auxiliary is to ferry Royal Air Force and Royal Naval aircraft from the makers in the United Kingdom to storage and operational units.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Air Transport Auxiliary. ( 6 Aug 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: As to the first Question, we discussed it by Question and answer last week. It is under military law, and the Royal Air Force are too busy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Air Transport Auxiliary. ( 6 Aug 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I must ask for notice of that Question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Air Transport Auxiliary. ( 6 Aug 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the reply given on 2nd July to-the hon. Member for North Aberdeen (Mr. Garro Jones) by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Air.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Air Transport Auxiliary. ( 6 Aug 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The Air Transport Auxiliary have their own flying training school, but on a few occasions Air Transport Auxiliary pilots have been given conversion courses on new types of aircraft at Royal Air Force flying schools. The cost falls on public funds in any event and, in accordance with the war-time rules governing inter-departmental adjustments, no payment is made to the Air Ministry from the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Air Transport Auxiliary. ( 6 Aug 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: That is where we get our English pilots from—those who have done about 50 hours' flying. The reason why the Air Force come into the question is that we have not very many of the new types to get our pilots accustomed to them, and they certainly should get accustomed to them if they go over for a short time to the Air Force.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Air Transport Auxiliary. ( 6 Aug 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: They will soon be wanted.


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