Bristol 92
1925
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Bristol 92

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Bristol 92


Specification 
 ENGINE1 x 450hp Bristol Jupiter VI
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight1544 kg3404 lb
    Empty weight999 kg2202 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan10.97 m36 ft 0 in
    Length8.94 m29 ft 4 in
    Height3.96 m13 ft 0 in
    Wing area40.13 m2431.96 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed213 km/h132 mph
    Ceiling7925 m26000 ft

3-View 
Bristol 92A three-view drawing (800 x 626)

Comments
Barry, 11.11.2015

Frank Barnwell designed this aircraft to look into the discrepancies found between using cowls on wind tunnel models and using cowls on full sized aircraft. The first flight was in November 1925. Interestingly it was never registered but there again it never flew far from Filton. After an undercarriage failure in 1928 it never flew again. However, by this time other research had gathered more information on cooling with cowls in place, whether the Type 92 had offered much information in that research remains to be discussed.

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