Bristol Bullet Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

The Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd

First Flight:

June 1920

Bullet:

1 - The Bristol Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Type Specification

Applies to:

Bristol Bullet

Type:

Single seat racing biplane

Wing:

Single bay, staggered biplane. Ailerons on lower wing only

Fuselage:

Circular fuselage mounted on lower wing

Tail Unit:

Tailplane mounted through fuselage with split elevator. Fin and rudder

Landing Gear:

Crossaxle type carried on V struts. Tail skid

Power Plant:

One 450 hp Bristol Jupiter II air cooled radial engine

Accommodation:

Single cockpit for pilot just aft of upper wing

Dimensions

Span:

22 ft 4 in

Length:

24 ft 1 in

Height:

8 ft 10 in

Wing Area:

180 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

1,800 lb

All-up:

2,300 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

170 mph

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

http://www.aviationarchive.org.uk/Gpages/html/G2289.html