bristol-aircraft-in-the-waikanae-sand-dunes-1929

A 12 cylinder, Bristol Fighter, F2B type (ex RAF) based at Wigram, had to make a forced landing at Waikanae Beach on 7 February 1929. The fighter was given to the New Zealand government by the British after World War I.

bristol-f2b-fighter-palestine-1918

What it would have looked like before the misadventure — an example seen in Palestine in 1918.

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