|Other West of England Aviation
This section provides details of resources relating to the companies that followed Bristol Aeroplane Company as well as other West of England aviation companies and pioneers.
Cullingham, Gordon (1984) Patrick Y Alexander Cross Manufacturing Company: Bath
Costello, John and Terry Hughes (1976) Concorde: The International Race for a Super Sonic Passenger Transport Angus & Robertson: London
Kelly, Andrew and Melanie Kelly (2010) Take Flight: Celebrating Aviation in the West of England Since 1910 Bristol Cultural Development Partnership: Bristol
Knight, Geoffrey (1976) Concorde: The Inside Story George Weidenfeld and Nicolson Limited: London
Owen, Kenneth (1982) Concorde: New Shape in the Sky Jane's Publishing Company: London
Penny, John (1997) Air Defence of the Bristol Area 1937-44 Bristol Branch of the Historical Association
Smith, Ron (2003) British Built Aircraft Volume 2 (South West & Central Southern England) Tempus Publishing: Stroud
Tozer, Jane and Jackie Sims (2003) Filton Voices Tempus: Stroud (includes section on aviation industry)
Trubshaw, Brian (2000) Concorde: The Inside Story Sutton Publishing: Stroud
Wakefield, Ken (1997) Somewhere in the West Country: The History of Bristol (Whitchurch) Airport Crecy: Wilmslow
Wilson, Andrew (1973) The Concorde Fiasco Penguin: Harmondsworth
Wixey, Ken (1995) Gloucester Aviation: a History Alan Sutton Publishing Limited: Stroud
Wixey, Kenneth (1990) Parnall Aircraft Since 1914 Putnam Aeronautical Books: London
Yate District Oral History Project (1990) Parnall's In Memoriam YDOHP: Yate
Places to Go
Step aboard Concorde 216, the last completed in the UK, at Concorde at Filton. There is an admission charge.
See a Concorde cabin mock-up, a Harrier and other aircraft and aero engines linked to the West of England at the Bristol Aero Collection at Kemble. There is an admission charge.
See Bristol Siddeley and Rolls-Royce engines designed and built at Patchway at the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust. Admission is free but pre-booking is essential.
Filton Airfield Enthusiasts provides a history of the airfield, flight plans and other news.
Concorde brings together a comprehensive range of information about the aircraft.
Speedbirds is a website for Concorde fans.