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Thumbs up Bristol Biffs...

Found these the other day, thought they might be of interest. Several year back at Duxford Flying Legends three Bristol Fighters took to the air together...

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The last operational Bristol fighters saw action in the Spanish Civil War. I've seen the one at Shuttleworth fly on a number of occasions
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D8096 is Shuttleworth Biff...

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When I was a graduate apprentice at Rolls Royce the engineering apprentices had the project for overhauling and refurbishing the RR Falcon for that aircraft.
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Great stuff Mark, one of the three Biffs was sold shortly after they displayed at Duxford, can't remember if it went to America or Australia though?

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This is a good 'un about a pilot trained in Canada to fly Bristol Fighters...



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