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Airborne Forces (Training)

Volume 477: debated on Wednesday 19 July 1950

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asked the Secretary of State for Air how he will carry out his commitments to the airborne forces now that orders for the Hastings transport plane have been greatly reduced.

A substantial part of the order for Hastings aircraft is being retained and provision continues to be made in Transport Command for the training of airborne forces, though on a somewhat reduced scale.