You can find out lots of interesting things about aviation by following the links on this page.
We'll be adding more here later in the year.
West of England Firsts
Since 1910, West of England aviation has been breaking records. Here are just a few of them:
Click the links below for slide shows about West of England aviation since 1910.
Advertising Images Slide Show (Powerpoint file)
Activity: This advertisement was made to celebrate Bristol Aeroplane Company's 30th birthday in 1940. Design an advertisement to celebrate the company's 100th birthday in 2010.
Aircraft Since 1910 Slide Show (Powerpoint file)
Activity: Imagine you watched the flight of the Boxkite at Bristol in 1910. Using a blank postcard or sheet of paper, write a message to a friend saying what it was like and draw a picture on the other side of what you saw.
How Aeroplanes Fly Slide Show (Powerpoint file)
Activity: There are lots of different kinds of wings: bird wings, insect wings, pterodactyl wings, bat wings, aeroplane wings. Imagine you've written a book called The Wonderful World of Wings. Design the front cover of the book.
Working in Aviation Slide Show (Powerpoint file)
Activity: Imagine you are one of the people in the slides. Write a few lines in your imaginary diary about something that happened at work today.