British aviation 1982-1992: entering the digital era

In part four of our series examining the British aviation industry during Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign, we take a look at the decade between 1982 and 1992

The Thatcher era: one in which ‘traditional’ British industries such as coal and steel declined, while the likes of UK aerospace were often held up as exemplars of the high-tech, globalised way ahead. But it wasn’t always uncontroversial.

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