§ Mr. Tebbit
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the nature and extent of assistance being given by his Department to Scottish Aviation Limited in its efforts to sell Jetstream aircraft to the United States Navy.
§ Mr. Mason
In response to a request by Scottish Aviation Limited for assistance in selling Jetstream aircraft to the United States Navy the Ministry of Defence has agreed to make an aircraft available, on a repayment basis, for demonstration either in this country or in the United States. A RAF crew has also been offered if this is needed.