Bristol Tourer Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

First Flight:

1919

Coupe:

1 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

2-Seater:

12 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

3-Seater Coupe:

10 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

3-Seater Open:

8 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Seaplane:

2 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Type Specification

Applies to:

Bristol 2-Seater

Type:

2 seat touring biplane

Wing:

Two bay biplane. Wing has no sweep and dihedral on all planes. Ailerons on all planes

Fuselage:

Fuselage mounted between the wings, rectangular section, tapering sharply to the rear.

Tail Unit:

Tailplane and elevator mounted mid fuselage, fin and rudder below and above fuselage

Landing Gear:

Crossaxle main gear supported on V struts. Tail skid

Power Plant:

One 230 hp Siddeley Puma piston engine

Accommodation:

Seating for two in tandem cockpits

Dimensions

Span:

39 ft 5 in

Length:

26 ft 1 in

Height:

10 ft

Wing Area:

407 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

1,700 lb

All-up:

2,800 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

120 mph

Absolute Ceiling:

22,000 ft

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

http://www.airwaysmuseum.com/Bristol%20Tourer%20G-AUCA.htm