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Aerospace Bristol is a new industrial heritage museum and learning centre being developed at Filton, to the north of Bristol. It will tell the story of the region's world-class aerospace industry - past, present and future. The Aerospace Bristol project is being run by the Bristol Aero Collection Trust.

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CONSERVATION UPDATE SUMMER 2019

Martha Lewington

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Progress on the Bristol Bolingbroke is continuing thanks to the dedication and hard work of the volunteers.

Below you will be able to see the trial fit of the elevators to the Tailplane. The seal between the elevator and the Tailplane trailing edge is made from hardwood with some clever shaping.

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With both Elevators temporary fitted (the first time in many years).

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The Elevators before we started repairing them.

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Elgan and Brian riveting the centre wing top skins.

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The aim is to build the centre wing structure so that the other main structural assemblies such as the Cockpit, tail structure and Tailplane can be fitted.

A reminder of the aircraft flying over Alaska.

Credit: BAE Systems

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