§ Sir J. Langford-Holt
asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty which types of former naval aircraft have been preserved; where these aircraft are kept on view; and why he has decided not to preserve one of each type.215W
§ Mr. Hay
World War II front line naval aircraft types which have been preserved within the Naval Air Command are a "Fulmar" and a "Hellcat" at Lossiemouth; a "Seafire", "Martlet" and "Corsair" at Yeovilton; an "Avenger" and "Firefly" at Culdrose; two "Swordfish" at Yeovilton and one at Lee-on-Solent; and a "Walrus" currently at Arbroath, on loan from the Historic Aircraft Preservation Society. Post-war front line naval aircraft types which have been preserved are a "Sea Fury" at Lossiemouth and another at Yeovilton a "Sea Hawk" at Brawdy; and an "Attacker" at Yeovilton.
The aircraft at Yeovilton will be kept in the Fleet Air Arm Museum which will be opened by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh during the Fleet Air Arm Review on 28th May, 1964.
The collection may possibly be augmented as opportunities arise.