Bristol Braemar Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

First Flight:

13 August 1918

Braemar I:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Braemar II:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Pullman:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Type Specification

Applies to:

Bristol Braemar I

Type:

Four engined heavy bomber

Wing:

Three bay, unstaggered triplane. Outer wings swept slightly with no dihedral. Ailerons on upper and middle wings

Fuselage:

Flat sided fuselage mounted above lower wing and below middle wing

Tail Unit:

Biplane tail and elevator, with triple fins and rudder.

Landing Gear:

Split under carriage, each unit having two wheels in tandem. Tail skid

Power Plant:

Four 230 hp Siddeley Puma piston engines arranged in tandem pairs on the middle wing, one tractor and one pusher

Accommodation:

Crew of four. Open cockpit forward of wing for two pilots. Gunner positions provided in nose and aft of wing

Armament:

Six 250 lb bombs carried in internal bomb bay. Single movable guns at gunners stations

Dimensions

Span:

81 ft 8 in

Length:

51 ft 6 in

Height:

20 ft

Wing Area:

1,905 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

10,650 lb

All-up:

16,500 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

106 mph

Absolute Ceiling:

14,000 ft

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

http://www.transportarchive.org.uk/getobject.php?rnum=G1428&searchitem;=bomber&mtv;=G1&pnum;=2