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Low-Level Flying

Volume 978: debated on Tuesday 12 February 1980

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31.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he is satisfied with the conduct of low-level flying by military aircraft over the United Kingdom.

Yes. Low-level flying training is crucial to operational proficiency and therefore to the security of the United Kingdom. I am satisfied that in general it is properly conducted in accordance with the regulations which have been drawn with full regard for safety and the interests of the public.