Bristol T-type Biplane Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

First Flight:

June 1911

T-type Biplane:

6 - The British and Colonial Aeroplane Co. Ltd

Type Specification

Applies to:

Bristol T-type Biplane

Type:

Single seat racing biplane

Wing:

Wings constructed of wooded spars and ribs with single fabric covering. Upper wing of greater span than lower with the overhang being braced to lower wing. Ailerons on upper wings only

Fuselage:

Rectangular nacelle mounted forward of the wings

Tail Unit:

Tail carried on four struts behind wing with single tailplane and elevator and twin rudders. Additional elevator carried on struts forward of the wing

Landing Gear:

Two seperate units with twin wheels and skid carried on struts under wing. Skids reach forward to forward elevator. Tail skid

Power Plant:

One 70 hp Gnome air cooled rotary engine

Accommodation:

Pilot only seated in nacelle

Dimensions

Span:

35 ft

Length:

24 ft 6 in

Height:

Unknown

Wing Area:

350 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

800 lb

All-up:

1,000 lb

Performance

Speed:

58 mph

Preserved in British Museums

None known

Web Sites

None known