Bristol 188 (1962) was a British supersonic research aircraft built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company in the 1950s. Its length, slender cross-section and intended purpose led to its being nicknamed the "Flaming Pencil". It failed to attain the designed M2 speed and couldn't maintain top speed long enough to study thermal effects of supersonic flight. Cancelled in 1964.

Bristol 188 was a British supersonic research aircraft built by the…

Bristol Type 170 Freighter (1945) was a British twin-engine aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company as both a freighter and airliner. Its best known use was as an air ferry to carry cars and their passengers over relatively short distances. A passenger-only version was known as the Wayfarer.

Bristol Type 170 Freighter (1945) was a British twin-engine aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company as both a freighter and airliner. Its best known use was as an air ferry to carry cars and their passengers over relatively short distances. A passenger-only version was known as the Wayfarer.

1949 Bristol Brabazon - by far the biggest passenger plane at the time and roughly the size of a Boeing Dreamliner.

1949 Bristol Brabazon - by far the biggest passenger plane at the time and roughly the size of a Boeing Dreamliner.

The first Bristol Britannia C.1 in RAF service, XL636 'Argo' of No. 99 Squadron during a flight from its base of RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire, shortly after the aircraft was delivered in June 1959.

The first Bristol Britannia in RAF service, 'Argo' of No. 99 Squadron during a flight from its base of RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire, shortly after the aircraft was delivered in June

https://flic.kr/p/42roFp | Bristol Brabazon

The Bristol Brabazon outside "The Brabazon Hangar", Filton.

Bristol Bombay --- British troop transport aircraft adaptable for use as a medium bomber flown by the Royal Air Force (RAF)

Bristol Bombay Mark I on a test flight from Aldergrove, County Antrim, before joining RAF 216 Squadron in the Middle East

Bristol Type 167 Brabazon; prop airliner around the same size as a Boeing 747

Bristol Type 167 Brabazon was a full-size flying machine worth remembering. "This huge prop airliner, around the same size as a was only built to carry about 100 passengers and was deemed economically unfeasible.


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