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Armed Forces: Gliding

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the unit costs of (a) tug and (b) winch launches when used for glider flights as part of armed forces training courses. (156200)

The estimated unit cost of a tug launch and a winch launch for glider flights as part of training courses is shown as follows:

Type of launch

Estimated unit cost (£)

Tug

12.06

Winch

2.60