§ 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.