Bristol Fighter, 1916.

Image number: 10216072

Bristol Fighter, 1916.

Model (scale 1:10). The two-seater Bristol Fighter was capable of a speed of 115 mph at 10,000 feet and had a service ceiling of 20,000 feet. Designed by Frank Barnwell, It was a formidable aircraft used successfully in a combined reconnaissance-fighter role in World War I. Canadian ace Andrew McKeever shot down 31 enemy aircraft flying a Bristol Fighter.

Image number:
10216072
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 12:11
Image rights:
Science Museum
 

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