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

Cars, General, History, News, Photos

Behind the scenes of the last days at Bristol Cars

https://www.instagram.com/p/CG1zIraFMhN/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Here are just 3 of the 36 photos which you can see from the link below. Following a sale of the firm’s goods and assets, groups of volunteers from the Bristol Owners’ Heritage Trust and the Bristol Owners’ Club rescued original body bucks, parts and body panels from the company’s former headquarters in Windlesham.… Continue reading Behind the scenes of the last days at Bristol Cars