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Concorde Threat

With the world showing increasing interest in Concorde,the men at Bristol who build it stop work.
Rolls-Royce workers,making the Olympus engines,stage a lightning walk-out in support of a pay claim.
Bristol Aircraft Corporation workers join them over a redundancy row.

What utter folly !!!! This great new aircraft needs all the support it can get at the present crucial stage of trying to win orders from the worlds airlines.

Industrial disputes now can only jeopardise what is a world beater and threaten the livelihood of thousands of aircraft workers.

The plane workers of Bristol must waken to the fact that they are in a highly competitive industry which cannot afford irresponsible stoppages.

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