Cars, General, History, News, Treasures

BOHT Archives

The Bristol Owners Heritage Trust collection of  paperwork, brochures, pamphlets and other ephemera is now available for all to view in person in the City of Bristol Archives, at B Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Rd, Bristol BS1 6XN free and under secure conditions. The searchroom is open on Tuesdays to Fridays, 9.30am – 4.30pm and the first two Saturdays… Continue reading BOHT Archives

General, History

Bristol Flyer, June/July 2021

This entry is a bit off-topic but we thought it may be of interest as it shows some photos of the early development of the BAC site in Filton. The “Bristol.Flyer” is a privately produced and published electronic journal which focuses on the history of the British & Colonial Aeroplane Company, the Bristol Aeroplane Company… Continue reading Bristol Flyer, June/July 2021

Cars, General, History, News, Photos, Technical, Treasures

603 Buck en route from Brabazon hangar to display at new Science Museum at Wroughton

The Brabazon Hangar, at the edge of the Brabazon runway in Filton, was the biggest building in the world when it was built  - containing 1,000,000 m³. Each of its front doors is 100 yards long. We've been fortunate to store our 7(and a quarter!)  bucks in there since we bought them at the Windlesham… Continue reading 603 Buck en route from Brabazon hangar to display at new Science Museum at Wroughton

Aircraft, Cars, History

The Cosford Photo Shoot – Some Bristol Cars and a Bristol Aircraft

Most of us know something about the cars pictured in these photos but I thought it might be interesting to say something about the aircraft pictured here, the Bristol T188, as well as some other Bristol design projects. The pictures are not new but featured in an article in Octane in April 2012. However we… Continue reading The Cosford Photo Shoot – Some Bristol Cars and a Bristol Aircraft