§ 76. Mr. Onslow
asked the President of the Board of Trade what recent investigations have been carried out at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, or elsewhere at the request of the Air Registration Board into the airworthiness of Argonaut aircraft, at what cost and with what result; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu
None. Tests on Argonaut aircraft are being conducted at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment at Boscombe Down and components are being investigated at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, in connection with an engineering appraisal of the fuel system which is being made at the direction of the Court of the Public Inquiry into the Stockport accident. The cost is, not yet known.