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Brabazon MkI - Skin fitting

Brabazon MkI - Skin fitting

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G1029. The Bristol Brabazon now with her 'skin' fitted. She would be one of the first fully pressurised passenger aircraft and amonsgt first with fully powered flying controls. With her dorsal fin fitted, Brabazon gets ready for her move to the new Assembly Hall in September 1947. However, following the war years and the sharing of information, much of the work in designing these new systems was eagerly picked up by the Americans and there manufacturing base, which had not suffered through the vageries of war, was able to design, test and produce the modern jet aircraft, Boeing 707 and Douglas DC8, that spelt oblivion for the likes of the Brabazon.
PublisherBristol Aeroplane Company
ContributorBristol Reference Library
Creatorcorporatename - Bristol Aeroplane Company
Datecreation - Circa 1947
TypePhotographic prints - Black & White
Formatdimension.H - 180 mm
dimension.W - 240 mm
IdentifierBAC collction L62.8
SourceBristol Central Reference Library
LanguageEN
Relation
Coverageperiod - Post WW2
RightsAs agreed with Bristol Reference library