|Object Type:||Promotional Item|
|Object Name:||P110 Key Fob & Penknife|
|Year of Manufacture:||circa 1970|
|Location:||Mezzanine Store, Small Side-Room|
Like many large organisations, British Aerospace had a range of promotional hand-outs as gifts at Air Shows and Open Days. .The P110 project was the so-called Jaguar replacement, was a single-seat twin-engined fighter. This project started in 1969 as Air Staff Target 396. It then became AST 403; then the European Combat Aircraft [ECA]; then the P110. Ultimately this development led through the Advanced Combat Aircraft [ACA], the Experimental Aircraft Project [EAP] and finally to the Eurofighter Typhoon.
This item comprises a two bladed penknife and a bottle opener with a screwdriver tip within a leather case marked P110.