HC Deb 07 March 1966 vol 725 cc432-3W
Mr. Currie

asked the Minister of Aviation whether, in view of the recent satisfactory experience of the capacity of the Belfast aircraft in carrying heavy and awkward loads to Zambia and Australia, respectively, he will now place further Government orders for the Belfast with Short Brothers and Harland Limited.

Mr. Mulley

The Belfast recently transported the Westland SRN.5 hovercraft to New Zealand for the Auckland air show but has not flown either to Zambia or Australia. There is no Government requirement for which an additional order for the Belfast can be placed.