HC Deb 17 December 1936 vol 318 c2654W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air to what private firms orders for military aircraft were given during the years 1929 to 1935; and what was the value of the orders given to each firm in each year?


The following firms received orders for aircraft for the Royal Air Force during the years 1929-1935:

  • Airspeed, Ltd.
  • Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft, Ltd.
  • Blackburn Aircraft, Ltd.
  • Boulton & Paul Aircraft, Ltd.
  • Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.
  • Cierva Autogiro Co., Ltd.
  • De Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.
  • Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd.
  • General Aircraft, Ltd.
  • Gloster Aircraft Co., Ltd.
  • Handley Page, Ltd.
  • Hawker Aircraft, Ltd.
  • Parnall Aircraft, Ltd.
  • Phillips and Powis, Ltd.
  • A. V. Roe & Co., Ltd.
  • Saunders Roe, Ltd.
  • Short Bros. (Rochester & Bedford), Ltd.
  • Supermarine Aviation Works (Vickers), Ltd.
  • Vickers Aviation, Ltd.
  • Westland Aircraft, Ltd.
It would not be in accordance with recognised practice to state the value of orders placed.

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