Killed off before its time, or an inevitable end?

CANCELLATION FAIREY ROTODYNE

It now seems debatable whether the city-to-city market the Rotodyne was intended to serve ever really existed. LEONARDO

The government’s involvement with the Rotodyne lasted around a dozen years, and for most of that period it was the subject of sharp disagreement within Whitehall and Westminster. But while there were some in the corridors of power who welcomed its cancellation, one man at least allowed his regret to show.

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