§ Mr. Hancock
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 8 February 1999,Official Report, column 21, for what reasons the average number of flying hours for Canberra aircraft was lower in 1998 than in 1997. 296W
§ Mr. Doug Henderson
The Canberra fleet is relatively small and flew fewer hours in 1998 than in 1997 because the fleet was undergoing modification.