Bristol Coanda Monoplanes Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

First Flight:

March 1912

School:

6 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Side by Side:

7 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Competition:

2 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Daimler:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Military:

18 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd 2 - Italy Unknown - Germany

Type Specification

Applies to:

Bristol School

Type:

Two seat training monoplane

Wing:

Braced monoplane wing with two spars of tubular steel filled with wood. Ribs located by clips so they were free to rotate around the spars for warping

Fuselage:

Rectangular section fuselage

Tail Unit:

Fixed tailplane and elevator fixed to top of fuselage. Rudder only mounted above fuselage

Landing Gear:

Two main wheels and two nose wheels all fitted to single structure together with steel tube skids

Power Plant:

One 50 hp Gnome air cooled rotary engine

Accommodation:

Two wicker seats mounted in the fuselage in tandem

Dimensions

Span:

40 ft

Length:

27 ft

Height:

7 ft

Wing Area:

275 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

770 lb

All-up:

1,100 lb

Performance

Speed:

65 mph

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

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