Bristol Badminton Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

The Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd

First Flight:

5 May 1926

Type 99 Badminton:

1 - The Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Type Specification

Applies to:

Bristol Type 99 Badminton

Type:

Single seat racing biplane

Wing:

Single bay unswept, unstaggered, equal span biplane. Ailerons on lower planes only

Fuselage:

Circular section fuselage filling interplane gap

Tail Unit:

Cantilever tailplane with split elevators mounted high on fuselage. Balanced rudder

Landing Gear:

Crossaxle type mounted on sprung legs with radius rods to rear, tail skid

Power Plant:

One 510 hp Bristol Jupiter VI

Accommodation:

Single seat for pilot aft of wing

Dimensions

Span:

24 ft 1 in

Length:

21 ft 2 in

Height:

9 ft 2 in

Wing Area:

210 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

1,770 lb

All-up:

2,470 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

160 mph

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

http://www.transportarchive.org.uk/getobject.php?rnum=G1135&searchitem;=Jupiter&mtv;=G3&pnum;=1