Bristol 143
1936
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Bristol 143

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Bristol 143A three-view drawing (800 x 453)


Specification 
 CREW2
 PASSENGERS8
 ENGINE2 x 500hp Bristol Aquila I
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight4994 kg11010 lb
    Empty weight3178 kg7006 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan17.17 m56 ft 4 in
    Length13.16 m43 ft 2 in
    Height3.73 m12 ft 3 in
    Wing area43.57 m2468.98 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed403 km/h250 mph
    Range2013 km1251 miles

Comments
Leroy McVay, 01.08.2011

Air Classics magazine vol 47, no.8 shows Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum partial restoration of the Bolingbroke. Can I.D. by faring on main gear and cockpit.

Barry, 11.01.2011

John the aeroplane you are thinking of is the Bristol Type 142 noted elsewhere on this site.

John Daniell, 04.03.2010

Originally ordered by Lord Rothermere and christened 'Britain First' it was faster than the best RAF fighters of the day. It led eventually to the Bristol Blenheim bomber.

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