§ Mr. Warren
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if Royal Air Force aircraft have been made available for civilian airline operations since 1 January 1983; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Stanley
Six Tristar aircraft were purchased from British Airways in February 1983 for use by the Royal Air Force. One of the aircraft was subsequently leased on repayment to British Airways for airline operations on three occasions for a total of 251 aircraft days.