Montage of aviation images. Follow this link to skip navigation.
Link to the aviation archive

Aviation Archive: Aviation Heritage

Link to home page
Link to canals section
Link to railways section
Link to aviation section
Link to learning zone
Link to about this site
Link to send feedback
Navigation ends

Looking across the railway toward the engine test sheds

Looking across the railway toward the engine test sheds

Go back to the map or view all the records from this map.

G1196. This aerial view dating from the 1950's shows the early jet engine test facilities situated between the railway line, Patchway station and the A38 alongside the airfield. Notice the turning circle at the end of the runway which is next to the Patchway housing estate, on the top right hand corner. Little Stoke houses are on the lower right hand corner.
PublisherBristol Aeroplane Company Limited
ContributorRolls-Royce Heritage Trust
Creatorcorporatename - Bristol Aeroplane Co Ltd
Datecreation - Circa 1950
TypePhotographic prints - Black and White
Photographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 190 mm
dimension.W - 240 mm
SourceRolls-Royce Heritage Trust
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - Filton
Location.Current Site - Rolls Royce Heritage Trust, Bristol Aeroplane Collection
RightsBristol Aeroplane Company/Rolls-Royce