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Type 84 - Bristol Bloodhound

Type 84 - Bristol Bloodhound

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G1470. The Bristol Type 84 Bloodhound turned down by the Ministry in favour of the DeHavilland Dormouse nevertheless went on o prove the wothiness of the Jupiter engine. G-EBGG with a Jupiter VI was flown between Filton and Croydon covering some 25,074 miles in 225 hours 45 minutes without breaking the seals set by A.I.D. It then went onto fly to Cairo and back in 56 hours for the 5,400 miles. Some of the desert stops were rudimentary as this one at Sollum for a refuel stop.
PublisherBristol Aeroplane Company Limited
ContributorBristol Aero Collection
Creatorcorporatename - Bristol Aeroplane Co Ltd
Datecreation - Circa 1926
TypePhotographs - Black and White
Formatdimension.H - 185 mm
dimension.W - 235 mm
Identifier33136
SourceBristol Aero Collection
LanguageEN
Relation
CoverageLocation.Creation Site - OS Ref: 360000 180000
Location.Creation Site - Filton
RightsAs agreed
OS