Bristol Bullpup Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

The Bristol Aeroplane Co Ltd, Filton, Bristol

First Flight:

28 April 1928

Bullpup:

1 - Bristol Aeroplane Co Ltd

Type Specification

Applies to:

Bristol 107 Bullpup

Type:

Single seat interceptor fighter

Wing:

Unequal span, single bay biplane. Centre section carried above fuselage by N type struts, with one set of N type struts either side of the fuselage. All metal wing structure covered with fabric. Ailerons on top planes only

Fuselage:

Rectangular metal structure, faired to an oval section and covered forward with metal panels and aft with fabric

Tail Unit:

Normal monoplane type. Metal framed and covered with fabric

Landing Gear:

Cross axle Vee type

Power Plant:

One 480 hp Bristol Mercury IIA supercharged air cooled radial engine

Accommodation:

Pilots cockpit behind trailing edge of top wing

Armament:

Two Vickers guns in troughs in the side of the fuselage

Dimensions

Span:

30 ft

Length:

23 ft 6 in

Height:

9 ft 5 in

Wing Area:

230 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

1,910 lb

All-up:

2,850 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

190 mph

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

http://www.aviationarchive.org.uk/Gpages/html/G2092.html