Bristol Coanda Two-seat Biplanes Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

First Flight:

March 1913

Hydro 120:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

B.R.7:

7 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Daimler:

Unknown - Germany

T.B.8:

53 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd Unknown - France

T.B.8H:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

G.B.75:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

P.B.8:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Type Specification

Applies to:

Bristol T.B.8

Type:

Twin seat training biplane

Wing:

Two bay biplane wing. Lower wing fixed to bottom of fuselage, upper wing well above fuselage. Slight dihedral on wings, no ailerons

Fuselage:

Tapering rectangular section fuselage

Tail Unit:

Fixed tailplane carried on top of fuselage with elevator behind. Small fin below fuselage with rudder above

Landing Gear:

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

Power Plant:

One 80 hp Gnome air cooled rotary engine

Accommodation:

Two seats in tandem in the fuselage, both between the wings

Dimensions

Span:

37 ft 8 in

Length:

29 ft 3 in

Height:

Unknown

Wing Area:

450 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

970 lb

All-up:

1665 lb

Performance

Speed:

75 mph

Duration:

5 hours

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

http://www.aviationarchive.org.uk/Gpages/html/G1664.html