G-EART Bristol 47 Tourer
There were four model Bristol Tourers. The
Type 27 was developed from the Bristol Fighter
of WW I fame
with an open cockpit and two seats in tandem. The Type 28 had a
passengers which was enclosed with a coupe top for comfort. The
Type 29 was a
seat tourer with a Puma engine, whilst the Model 47, seen above, was
Type 28 but with the open "sporting" cockpit.
When one flew such a machine with Instone
Air Lines one
was issued a full flying kit (possibly even with a parachute?).
stricken off the
register in February, 1921.