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Today in History: May 18, 2017


The Mercury News - May 11, 2017
Jacqueline Cochran, the famous American pilot and Director of Northeast Airlines, USA, in the cockpit before she flew a Bristol Britannia Turbo-prop plane from London to Paris on Nov 28, 1956. (AP Photo). By Associated Press |. May 18, 2017 at 3:00 am.
 

Golden reunion for Butterworth crew


Tenterfield Star - May 9, 2017
I left RAAF Williamstown near Newcastle on April 18, 1967 on a Bristol Britannia aircraft and few via Darwin to RAAF Butterworth. A Canberra flies on a mission over the Mekong Delta. Butterworth held significance for me as when I was at Tenterfield ...
 

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Bristol Britannia books


Bristol Britannia


by: Charles Woodley
This title charts the evolution and history of one of Britain's finest airliners and one of its greatest disappointments. Conceived soon after World War II, the Britannia was to be the largest, fastest, quietest and longest-range airliner of its day. Technical problems delayed the Britannia and by the time it entered service it had been rendered obsolete by the new generation of jets. But although it had a very short front-line service career, the Britannia became a stalwart of charter and cargo operators.
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Bristol Britannia by Charles Woodley


by: Charles Woodley

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The Whispering Giant: The Story of the Bristol Britannia by F.R. McKim Hardcover



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History of the Bristol Britannia: Whispering Giant


by: David J.A. Littlefield

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Bristol Britannia, Katale Aero Transport, 1986


This footage was taken on October 20, 1986 in the former Republic of Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo). It contains two, Bristol Britannia aircraft ...
 

BOAC Bristol Britannia - \


The second Britannia prototype making a successful belly landing onto the sand and muck of the Severn River, the longest river in Great Britain. Be sure to ...
 

Remembering the CP-107 Argus


It is increasingly hard to find film footage of one of Canada's greatest aviation acheivements. The Canadair Argus (CL-28) was a redesign of the Bristol Britannia ...
 

Britannia's Record Flight (1955)


Bristol. GV. Bristol Britannia. Angle shot, nose of Britannia. CU. Dr. A. E. Russell, chief designer. LV. Britannia being wheeled onto runway. CU. Propellor turning.
 

The Bristol Britannia Story


The full story of arguably the most successful aeroplane ever to be produced in Bristol. In July 1948 the Ministry Of Supply submitted an order for three Bristol ...