HC Deb 13 May 1947 vol 437 cc147-8W
Mr. Ward

asked the Minister of Supply what types of aircraft are on order for B.O.A.C., B.E.A.C., and B.S.A.A.C.; and when delivery of the first aircraft in each case is expected.

Mr. Wilmot

The types on order by my Department for the three airline Corporations and the actual or estimated delivery dates of the first aircraft are given below. The estimated dates of delivery are necessarily provisional in the case of types still under development.

Type. Actual or estimated date of delivery of first aircraft
Viking 1946
Halton 1946
Plymouth Flying Boat 1947
Solent Flying Boat 1947
Tudor 1947
Sikorsky S.51 Helicopter 1947
Wayfarer/Freighter 1948
Concordia 1948
Marathon 1948
Hermes 1948
D.H. 106 1950
Brabazon 1 1950
Saro S. 45 Flying Boat 1951