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  • BRITAIN'S GREATEST MACHINES WITH CHRIS BARRIE

  • Monday 21 April 2014 at 09:45
  • National Geographic Channel

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Are you interested in finding out more about some of the machines featured in Britain’s Greatest Machines? From the 1930s steam wagon to the Mini Cooper, fasten your seat belts to celebrate some of the best of British designs from the 1930s to the 1980s with our selection of web links.

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GREAT MACHINES FROM THE 1930S

Sentinel Steam Wagon
The Sentinel Drivers Club is solely a voluntary run club, consisting of Sentinel owners, drivers, firemen/women, helpers and most importantly enthusiasts of anything Sentinel and the Club is an internationally based membership with global recognition. View site

Supermarine S6B seaplane
The Royal Aero Club is the national co-ordinating body for Air Sport in the United Kingdom. The club’s history and origins date back to 1901, when they were founded as a Club for balloonists. View site

Morris 8 Convertible Mk2
The International Alliance of Morris Owners: was formed to provide focal point for anyone interested in Morris Motors. So if you are interested in a Morris Motor product, in-depth history of the factory or the people that worked there, click here.

Dragon Rapide
Access information on unique flying experiences at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Click here to book a flight in a Dragon Rapide and find out more information about this amazing flying machine. View site


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BRITISH MACHINES FROM THE 1950S

Land Rover Series 1
The Land Rover Series One Club is the largest worldwide club for enthusiasts of the original Land Rover, built between 1948 and 1958. View site


Avro Vulcan Bomber
One of ‘Vulcan to the Sky Trusts’ mission statement is to preserve and protect AVRO Vulcan G-VLCN (XH558) and the Trust’s site includes a in-depth details on the Avro Vulcan Bomber. View site

EXTERNAL LINKS TO FAN CLUBS FROM THE 1960S

Mini Mk1
National Mini Owners Club was founded in 1979 when the Mini was already 20 years old when the enthusiasm for the Mini was growing from mild interest to real enthusiasm as realisation hit the motorist and Mini owner as to what an original, charismatic car it actually was. The National Mini Owners Club, based in the Midlands with members all over the world, is recognised worldwide and enjoys full approval and high regard by the major motoring magazines for all of its benefits to the member. View site

Mini Cooper S Circa
Mini Cooper Register invites you to explore their web pages to find out more about the organisation. This site is updated on a monthly basis. View site

Hovercraft
The Hovercraft Club of Great Britain (HCGB) is the prime organisation for sporting Hovercraft within the United Kingdom. View site

Jaguar E-type
The official website of the Jaguar E-type Club includes expert technical advice, global events and activities, buyer’s guide and much more. View the site


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WEB LINKS TO MACHINES FROM THE 1980S

Delorean DMC
The DeLorean Owners Club is a small but friendly group of DeLorean owners and enthusiasts from all over the World. It was formed in 1996 by two DeLorean enthusiasts Simon Lees-Milne and David Howarth, with the aim to make the DeLorean an accessible car to own and use in the UK. Since then the Club has gone from strength to strength giving owners the opportunity to meet up with each other, help to locate spare parts and assist with valuations for classic car insurance. View site

Sinclair C5
C5alive offers you a warm welcome to C5alive and will help you get the most out of your Sinclair C5. The site has lively forums, information on future events, C5s for sales, parts wanted, technical support and much more. Keeping the C5 Alive!!

Ford Sierra RS Cosworth – 1986
Motorbase is the home for classic car information. Click here to access information on the Ford Sierra RS Cosworth including the history, technical information and Sierra’s for sale.

1980 Lotus Esprit Turbo ‘Essex’
A website for owners and admirers of the Lotus Esprit. Includes information on Lotus cars from the first S1 cars to the very last V8 model it caters for all owners with areas such as general Lotus / Esprit / Motoring Discussion (including the 2009MY Esprit!), chat sections, UK and International events as well as technical discussions. View site


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