HC Deb 22 November 1977 vol 939 c629W
Mr. Churchill

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what steps Her Majesty's Government are taking to ensure that the British microwave landing system receives a fair trial in the USA; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Les Huckfield,

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 17th November 1977; Vol. 939, c. 368],gave the following information:

The United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority has agreed with the United States Federal Aviation Administration a programme of comparative trials, to be attended by neutral observers, of both the United Kingdom doppler microwave landing system and the United States time reference scanning beam at a number of airports including J. F. Kennedy in New York.

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