EAW023251 ENGLAND (1949). The Aircraft Assembly Hall (Brabazon Hangar) at Bristol Filton Airport, Bristol, 1949. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.

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Details

Title [EAW023251] The Aircraft Assembly Hall (Brabazon Hangar) at Bristol Filton Airport, Bristol, 1949. This image was marked by Aerofilms Ltd for photo editing.
Reference EAW023251
Date 23-May-1949
Link
Place name BRISTOL
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 359360, 179854
Longitude / Latitude -2.5857426058981, 51.515663802269
National Grid Reference ST594799

Pins

Approx site of a 2ndWW barrage balloon operating site.

redmist
Friday 13th of November 2020 07:58:56 PM
Reported approx location of a 2ndWW LAA (Bofors) gun position, designation 7.

redmist
Friday 13th of November 2020 07:52:55 PM
Approx location of a 2ndWW LAA (Bofors) gun position, designation 5.

redmist
Friday 13th of November 2020 07:49:27 PM
? Bristol Brigands?

redmist
Friday 13th of November 2020 07:43:43 PM
Note the sharper tops to the tail fins, possibly this may be a Beaufighter variant, such as R2268?

redmist
Friday 13th of November 2020 07:42:42 PM
2ndWW pillbox.

redmist
Friday 13th of November 2020 07:24:55 PM
Location of 2ndWW LAA (Bofors) gun position, (still surviving GE 2018).

redmist
Friday 13th of November 2020 07:24:06 PM
2ndWW air raid shelters.

redmist
Friday 13th of November 2020 07:23:38 PM
Bristol Beaufighter.

ken
Thursday 30th of July 2015 11:56:03 AM
Camouflaged roofs

MB
Friday 27th of December 2013 08:07:25 PM
Bristol Brabazon

MB
Friday 27th of December 2013 08:05:39 PM

User Comment Contributions

An aerial view of the Aircraft Assembly Hall(Brabazon Hangar) from the north, 9th October 2013. Courtesy Con Shields

Class31
Saturday 21st of February 2015 08:08:26 PM