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Filton Town Information

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Concorde - Photo @ John Allan
Concorde - Photo: John Allan CCL

  A Bristol suburb, Filton boasts a 12th century church and an important link with the evolution of aircraft.

The British & Colonial Aeroplane Company was launched here in 1910 and later became the Bristol Aeroplane Company, producing warplanes such as the Blenheim and the Beaufighter.

It was transformed into British Aerospace, which later built Concorde.

Planes in the Bristol Aero Collection are kept at Kemble Airfield, some 40 miles away.