23rd-28th September 2019

Chagford, Dartmoor, Devon

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Bristol Scout – Rebuilding History

  • Date: Tuesday 25th September
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Tickets: £9
  • Type: Film screening

A screening of the fascinating documentary about the restoration of a World War One biplane by the pilot’s grandsons and Theo Willford.

The actual Bristol Scout plane will be on display in the grounds of Chagford House on Tuesday and Wednesday! Come and take a look at this fascinating piece of history – Theo will be there to answer all your questions.

About "Bristol Scout – Rebuilding History"

This a story of the Bristol Scout aircraft flown by FDH Bremner, whose grandsons Rick and David Bremner have rebuilt his aircraft to the exact specifications of the original from design drawings found in their grandfather’s garage.

The film, made by Stephen Saunders, tells the remarkable journey of the 14 year struggle to build and then to take the plane across Europe to the site it flew during the Gallipoli campaign 100 years ago.

The film documents the construction of this aircraft while at the same time tells the remarkable story of the campaign though IWM recoding of F D H Bremner in 1970.

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