• Short Summary

    French and British Ministers discussed in Paris today(Tuesday) the Concorde supersonic aircraft project and the possibility of Britain rejoining the European airbus A300B scheme.

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    French and British Ministers discussed in Paris today(Tuesday) the Concorde supersonic aircraft project and the possibility of Britain rejoining the European airbus A300B scheme.

    Mr John Davies, the British Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, said afterwards that he would be interested to see the co-operation conditions detailed at next week's meeting. M. Raymond Mondon, the French Transport Minister, said there was no question of stopping the Anglo-French Concorde programme. Commenting on the Concorde he said:
    M. Mondon also outlined the European airbus proposal, a project that could be competitor to the proposed British BAC 3-11 project.

    Mr Davies, then outlined the British reaction to the new proposal:
    Britain had pulled out of the European airbus scheme in December 1968 but the French, Dutch and West German Governments are determined to go ahead with the project.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2QPEQ1348BEZKHA5AD62CKCNT
    Media URN:
    VLVA2QPEQ1348BEZKHA5AD62CKCNT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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