2 edition of Bristol Aeroplane Company found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||March 1, 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||92|
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The Filton site has had a long association with road transport, from the earlier family businesses in electric trams, taxis and buses, to the car and bus body building in the early 1920s.
This was based on the civilian Type 142: built by Bristol in 1935 for Lord Rothermere - proprieter of the "Daily Mail"newspaper - and named "Britain First".
These active and retired Bristol Aeroplane Company planes are listed in alphabetical order, but if you're looking for a particular aircraft you can look for it using the "search" bar.
One of the fastest British scouts, commonly called the bullet, used a rotary Rhone engine.
Lynn Brown, for suggesting this Bristol Aeroplane Company. Working alongside the factories at andFilton undertook the development and assembly of all of the UK Concordes. After World War Two, when the requirement for military aircraft diminished, but aluminium was abundant, the company made 'AIROH' pre-fabricated houses and schools, many of which were exported around the world in kit form.
Bader suffered major injuries requiring amputation of his right leg, followed by amputation of his left leg several days later. Our archives and collections In addition to the material on display Aerospace Bristol houses a reserve object Bristol Aeroplane Company and the substantial company archive which dates from 1910.
The Times, Apr 24, 1963• Pursuing the idea of a civil tandem rotor helicopter, Hafner and his team developed a much larger design, the Type 194. The names favoured by Bristol indicated their heritage in a Rolls-Royce lineup named after.
1999 British Aerospace merge with Marconi Electronic Systems to form BAE Systems. Intelsat IV F-4 one of the Hughes family of communication satellites was built and erected in Bristol on behalf of the Comsat Corporation of the USA. Had Bristol's "flaming pencil" been dropped from a larger aircraft - in the manner of the North American X-15 rocket planes - or been fitted for in-flight refuelling perhaps the outcome would have been different.
British Aircraft Corporation In 1959, the company became a constituent of the British Aircraft Corporation pool of companies, which became a company in its own right in 1963. Led by Roy Fedden, the team went on to produce some of the most reliable radial aero-engines in the world. Bristol Bristol Aeroplane Company was purchased by Rolls-Royce in 1966, who continued to develop and market Bristol-designed engines.
Bristol Type 55 tractor biplane lone range bomber project• Concorde made its first flight in 1969, and ten years later the last Concorde flew out. Filton was the centre for development of naval weapons, such as Seawolf, Vertical Launch Seawolf, Sea Eagle, Sea Dart and Ikara. XF923 was subsequently scrapped at Foulness. IIA was armed with two synchronized Vickers.
The group undertook aircraft handling and servicing at , Montreal.
By 1962 the British Aircraft Corporation and Sud-Aviation had jointly produced a basic design for a slender-wing, light-alloy aircraft with a cruising speed of Mach 2.
When it was officially announced that Bristol biplanes were to be delivered by the company in April 1911, two of these machines were on the 7th instant still in the sheds of the Bristol Company on Salisbury Plain awaiting the fitting of the engines; what was the cause of the two months' delay.
The name Beaufighter is a portmanteau of "Beaufort" and "fighter".