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Management: [[Cunard Steam Ship Co|Cunard Steamship Company]] Ltd.
Management: [[Cunard Steam Ship Co|Cunard Steamship Company]] Ltd.
Products: 126 off Bristol F2b Fighter aircraft.  
Products: 126 off Bristol F2b Fighter aircraft.  
Constructed on about 70 acres of land next to Aintree racecourse. The racecourse itself was used as a flying ground.
March 1918: production of Bristol Fighter aircraft commenced several weeks. By 1 October 1918, only 36 aircraft had been delivered and twelve of these were without engines. Manufacture continued after the Armistice, with the total output at the end of March 1919, being 126 aircraft.


== See Also ==
== See Also ==
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== Sources of Information ==
== Sources of Information ==
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* National Factory Scheme [http://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/sites/default/files/06%20The%20National%20Factory%20Scheme%20List.pdf]
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[[Category:  Town - Liverpool]]
[[Category:  Town - Liverpool]]
[[Category: Aircraft Builders ]]
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Latest revision as of 11:03, 31 May 2017

  • National Aircraft Factory 3, Aintree, Liverpool

Construction started: 4 October 1917. Contractor: Trollope and Colls Ltd. Opened: March 1918. Area: 70 acres (Stag Farm). Management: Cunard Steamship Company Ltd. Products: 126 off Bristol F2b Fighter aircraft.

Constructed on about 70 acres of land next to Aintree racecourse. The racecourse itself was used as a flying ground.

March 1918: production of Bristol Fighter aircraft commenced several weeks. By 1 October 1918, only 36 aircraft had been delivered and twelve of these were without engines. Manufacture continued after the Armistice, with the total output at the end of March 1919, being 126 aircraft.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • National Factory Scheme [1]