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Civilian Bristol Scout

The Bristol Aeroplane Company responded to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 with the Bristol Scout, a rotary engined, single-seat biplane. The type served with the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Australian Flying Corps. A Bristol Scout Type C will be attending the Air Tattoo 2016, the first British-built wheeled aircraft to fly from the deck of a Royal Navy carrier at sea. The aircraft was restored by David Bremner and will be appearing as part of the BAE Systems Collection.

“It was an epic spectacle, as magical as anything you've ever seen in the West End, and as loud as anything you've ever heard at Knebworth.”

Jeremy Clarkson, Television Presenter

“All the thrills, excitement and noise of a Grand Prix, but in the air!”

Jenson Button, Formula 1 Racing Driver

“This is the best airshow!”

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut

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