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The British & Colonial Aeroplane Company, Bristol, built several pre-war planes including the 1910 Box-Kite, which served as an early trainer. Their early scouts and other planes were well-respected, but it is the Bristol Fighter that brought Bristol into the upper realm of aeroplane design firms.[1]

Production aircraft from the Great War or shortly thereafter include:


  1. Bruce, p.107
  • J.M. Bruce. British Aeroplanes 1914-18. Great Britain, Funk & Wagnalls, 1957, 1969. ISBN 0370000382