§ The Earl of KIMBERLEY
asked Her Majesty's Government:
Whether the USAF will operate their KC-135s out of Fairford to the standard of British Civil Airworthiness Requirements, which specify a 3 per cent. rate of climb for one engine out on the WAT limit.
§ Lord WINTERBOTTOM
At the normal take-off weight at which the USAF will operate the KC-135 in peacetime, the aircraft will achieve a gradient of climb singificantly better than the British Civil Airworthiness Requirements in all segments of the take-off flight path.