HC Deb 07 March 1955 vol 538 c9W
78. Mr. Erroll

asked the Minister of Supply what studies are being made of the practicability of atomic energy being used for the propulsion of aircraft.

Sir E. Boyle

Research into fundamental problems which govern the application of nuclear power to the propulsion of aircraft is being undertaken by the Atomic Energy Authority. Close liaison is maintained between the Authority and the Ministry of Supply.