§ Mr. Morgan
asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he will give the numbers of aircraft of different types ordered by Imperial Airways, Limited, since the beginning of 1935 to supplement or replace their former fleet, together with the approximate cost of these aircraft complete with engines?
I am informed that since the begining of 1935, 66 aircraft of the following types have been ordered by Imperial Airways:2056W
31 "Empire "flying boats.
8 Modified "Empire "flying boats with increased range.
3 Large flying boats known as "C "class development type.
1 Mayo composite aircraft.
13 "Ensign "class landplanes.
3 "Albatross "class landplanes.
7 "Diana "class landplanes.
The total approximate cost of these aircraft complete with engines is £3,500,000.
§ Mr. Hulbert
asked the Secretary of State for Air whether, as a result of the Cadman Report, it is proposed to make any additions or alterations to the board of Imperial Airways, Limited?