HC Deb 27 November 1950 vol 481 c792
75. Air Commodore Harvey

asked the Minister of Supply if he will state in general terms what contracts have been placed for transport aircraft for the Royal Air Force.

The Minister of Supply (Mr. G. R. Strauss)

Two types of transport aircraft are being supplied to the Royal Air Force under existing contracts—the Handley-Page Hastings and the Vickers Valetta.

Air Commodore Harvey

Are full manufacturing facilities being used?

Mr. Strauss

We are meeting the requirements of the Royal Air Force in this respect.