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Bristol designations
« on: September 22, 2006, 04:29:29 am »
Hallo,
some Bristol helicopters:
model-177:civil version of Sycamore (MK4) but fitted with taller landing gear
               and four doors.
model-194:Belvedere helicopter fitted with rear mounted wing,project.
model-199:convertible helicopter side-by-side rotors,shaft driven by four
               turbines,project only.
model-203:Sycamore helicopter with enlarge slab sided,project.
model-214:medium-lift helicopter also with enlarge slab sided,project.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2006, 09:50:19 am »
Hi,
forgive me ,it is Bristol-214 and not Bristol-213.
anther projects to Bristol:
model-179 Freighter:project for a twin boom version.
model-179A Freighter:project for a version with upswept tail and ramp-loading door.
model-216 Freighter:project for a car ferry with two Dart turboprops.
model-218:twin engined four seat light aircraft,project only.
model-219:single engined five seat project of light aircraft.
model-220: 5/6 seat twin engined executive aircraft,project only.

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2006, 02:03:29 am »
Al I could find drawings of, are the Bristol 179 twin boom design and the 179A,
unfortunately only as internal layout drawing.
But, as a bonus, the Bristol 205, medium range jet liner  ;)

(All drawings from R.Payne "Stuck on the drawing board",  highly recommended !) 
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2006, 10:02:45 am »
Hi,
no one hear about BAe-147 project !.

From my dear lark;
Bristol type-180 :twin engined supersonic fighter project, developed from
                        type-177 with two Olympus turbojets.
Bristol type-181 :was 30/50 passenger twin rotor helicopter with two Proteus
                       engines,project only.
Bristol type-184 :delta wing research project with one Nene turbojet engine.

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2006, 09:39:28 am »
Also from my dear lark,

Bristol type-187 :was type-175 replacement, with four Orion turboprops
                       project only.
Bristol type-189 :was developed from type-175 as reconnaissance maritime
                       project.
Bristol type-195 :high wing rear-loading military freighter with type-175 wing
                       and four Proteus engines.

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2006, 03:04:50 am »
All Bristol projects are from my dear lark,

Bristol:
type-196 :was developed from type-188 as flying bomb, with two
              BE.36 engines.
type-197 :transport study project for boundary layer control.
type-201 :long range transport project,developed from type-200.
type-202 :medium range low altitude bomber with two Olympus
              engines.

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2007, 12:16:44 am »
Hallo all,

there are two pics of Bristol aircraft projects, but I have no Type-number. Do you know the correct designation?
1) Bristol 100-Ton Bomber   evtl. Type 168 ?
2) Bristol H.7/42

Source: Bristol Aircraft since1910/Putnam )

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2007, 03:58:15 am »
According to the following sources:

BSP Fighters and Bombers 1935-50 (Tony Buttler)

Giants of the Sky (Bill Gunston)

The British Aircraft Specifications File (Air-Britain Publication)

seems that no Type Number was raised for that 100-ton bomber

I haven't found which design match with Type 168 number (Type 167 is Brabazon I/II and Type 169 is the Buckingham)


H.7/42 is Torpedo Bomber developed from Beaufighter required to meet OR.117. Dated 3/12/42 and Issued 10/12/42 to Bristol. Type number is 164: Bristol Brigand.

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2007, 01:50:25 pm »
Many thanks my dear pometablava ;D

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2007, 04:24:03 am »
Hi Maveric,

The Bristol type-168 was a bomber project developed
from type-167 Brabazon.
And we can speak about Bristol types;

1     Scout C single seat tractor biplane with 80 hp Gnome.
2     Scout D as above,modified with 80 hp Gnome.
3     Scout D ,,     ,,   ,with 80 hp Le Rhone.
4     Scout D ,,     ,,   ,with 100 hp Mono-Gnome.
5     Scout D ,,     ,,   ,with 130 hp Clerget.
6     TTA      two seat fighter biplane with two 120 hp Beardmore.
7     F3A      three seat fighter biplane with 250 hp Rolls-Royce.
8     S2A      two seat biplane scout with 110 hp Clerget.
9     R2A      two seat recce biplane with 120 hp Beardmore.
10   M1A    single seat monoplane scout with 110 hp Clerget.
11   M1B    as above,modified with 110 Clerget or Le Rhone.
12   F2A    two seat fighter biplane with 190 hp Rolls-Royce.
13   MR1    two seat recce biplane with 140 hp Hispano.
14   F2B Fighter I/II two seat fighter biplane with 190/275 Falcon.
15   F2B Fighter as above with 200 hp Sunbeam Arab.
16   F2B Fighter as above with 200 hp Hispano-Suiza.
17   F2B Fighter as above with 300 hp    ,,        ,,    .
18   Scout E single seat biplane scout with 200 hp "cruciform".
19   Scout   single seat pusher biplane with 200 ho "cruciform".
20   M1C     single seat monoplane scout with 110 Le Rhone.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2007, 12:09:28 pm »
Bristol 168 - military variant of the 167.
                ( no mention that is was a bomber.Could also be a cargoplane.)

p.s. 100ton  design with butterfly tail was Bristol's second attempt for a 100ton bomber.
       Butterly tail was also used in the first concepts for the 167 Brabazon.

sources: Bristol aircraft since 1910-Putnam
            Flight-19 September 1949.
 

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #11 on: August 18, 2007, 09:34:26 am »
Hi,

21    Scout F single seat tractor biplane scout with 200 hp Arab.
22    F2C      two seat fighter-recce biplane with 200 hp Salmson.
22A  F2C    as above with 300 hp ABC Dragonfly.
22B  F2C    as above with 230 hp Bentley BR 2.
23    Badger  two seat biplane fighter with 300 hp Dragonfly.
23X  Badger X experimental biplane with 230 hp Puma.
24    Braemar I triplane day bomber with four 230 hp Puma.
25    Braemar II as above with four 400 hp Liberty 12
26    Pullman triplane 14-seat transport with four 400 hp Liberty.
27    F2B Coupe  two seat coupe tourer with 275 hp Falcon II.
28    Puma Coupe three seat coupe tourer with 230 Puma.
29    PT2 S two seat open tourer with 230 hp Puma.
30    Baby MK I  single seat sporting biplane with 60 hp Gagfly.
31    Grampus MK I  7-seat /cargo tractor biplane with 500 hp Tiger.
32    Bullet   single seat sporting biplane 450 hp Jupiter.
33    Pullman (40)  triplane 40-seat transport with four 500 hp Tiger.
34    F2B Seaplane  three seat tourer seaplane with 180 hp Viper.
35    RAF Type XXI  two seat ship seaplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #12 on: August 19, 2007, 10:30:13 am »
Hi,

36    Seely   two seat coupe touring biplane with 230 hp Puma.
37    Tramp  triplane Spares-Carrier with four 230 Puma.
38    AH2     two seat fighter seaplane for USA with 180 hp Viper.
39    AH1     single seat fighter seaplane for USA with 180 hp Viper.
40    Puma fighter  F.2B MK I late production with 230 Puma.
41    Beardmore Seapalne  two seat open tourer seaplane with 120 hp Beardmore.
42    Grampus MK II  four seat commercial biplane with 140 hp RAF 4A.
43       ,,       MK IV  8-seat/cargo biplane with four 140 hp Lucifer.
44    Tramp Boat  triplane flying boat with four 230 hp Puma.
45    Scandinavian Tourer  two seat tourer,wheels/skis with 230 hp Puma.
46    Baby MK II  single seat sporting biplane with 40 hp Ounce.
46A  Baby MK III  as above with 60 hp Le Rhone.
47    PT3 S three seat open tourer with 230 hp Puma.
48    Puma Seaplane  as above seaplane version.
49    Lucifer 3 Seater three seat touring biplane with 140 Lucifer.
50    Mail Carrier triplane mail carrier with four 400 hp Liberty.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #13 on: August 20, 2007, 09:35:21 am »
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51   Lucifer Boat  4-seat pusher biplane flying boat with Lucifer.
52   MFA/Bullfinch  single seat fighter monoplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
53   MFB/   ,,        two seat fighter biplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
54   HP Seaplane   single seat float monoplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
55   (2/20)       tractor biplane lone range bomber with Condor engine.
56   (5/20)       biplane troop carrier with two 450 hp Lion.
57   Grampus MK V  cargo/passenger biplane with two 200 hp Hall-Scott.
58                   8-seat passenger/cargo biplane with 400 hp Liberty.
59                   as above with 450 hp Jupiter.
60   LT3           three seat coupe monoplane with 140 hp Lucifer.
61                   three seat pusher amphibian monoplane with 450 Jupiter.
62   Ten-Seater  passenger biplane with 450 hp Lion.
63                   single seat sporting monoplane with 5 hp engine.
64                   single sewat high speed monoplane with 3,000 hp engine.
65                   single seat man-powered pusher biplane.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #14 on: August 21, 2007, 09:27:03 am »
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66     pusher hydrovane flying boat with 450 hp Lion.
67     two seat fighter-recce biplane with 450 hp Lion.
68     three seat fleet spotter biplane with 450 hp Lion.
69     two seat recce biplane with 450 hp Lion.
70     two seat recce monoplane with 450 hp Lion.
71     three seat triplane torpedo-carrier with 1000 hp Cub.
72     single seat racer monoplane with 510 hp Jupiter.
73     three seat touring monoplane with 140 hp Lucifer.
74     26-seat commercial triplane with three 450 hp Jupiter.
75     Ten-Seater single engined biplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
75A   as above ,cargo version with 450 hp Jupiter.
76    developed from F2B with 425 hp Jupiter.
76A  as above,with Alcohol/petrol fuel systems.
76B  Swedish Jupiter fighter  as type-76,no armament.Carburetter heating.
77    M1D  as type-20 but with 140 hp Lucifer.
78    Fighter Type C  two seat fighter biplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
79    Brandon MK I  RAF ambulance version of type-75 with 425 hp Jupiter.
80    Fighter Type D two seat high performance biplane with Jupiter engine.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2007, 09:28:12 am »
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81     advanced trainer version of type 29 with 230 hp Puma.
82     coastal defence torpedo biplane with two 450 hp Lion.
83     two seat light trainer biplane with 140 hp Lucifer.
84     Bloodhound  two seat fighter biplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
85    Seely  as type 36 but with 435 hp Jupiter supercharged.
86    open two seat tourer (F2B) with 275 hp Falcon.
86A  as above  but three seater.
87    three seat recce fleet biplane with Jupiter engine.
88    Bulgarian Tourer  two saet tourer (F2B) with 180 hp Viper.
89    two seat advanced school trainer (F2B) with 320 hp Jupiter.
90    Berkeley MK I  two seat day bomber with 650 hp Condor.
91    Brownie MK I two seat light monoplane with 35 hp Cherub.
91A  Brownie as above,steel wing and increase fuel.
91B  Brownie MK II as above,with furhter modifications.
92    Laboratory  two seat research biplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
93    Boarhound MK I two seat fighter bipalne with 425 hp Jupiter.
93A  Beaver  as above ,modified with 450 hp Jupiter.
94   single seat pusher biplane fighter with Jupiter engine.
95   Bagshot  two seat cannon fighter monoplane with two 450hp Jupiter.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2007, 10:13:13 am »
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96      F2B MK III  devloped from F2B with 275 hp Falcon.
96A    F2B MK IV  further modified,HP slots, etc.
97      commercial biplane for Imperial Airways with one Jupiter emgine.
98      Brownie MK III  single seat racer monoplane with 36 hp Cherub.
99      Badminton  single seat racer biplane with 510 hp Jupiter.
99A    Badminton  as above, modified with 525 hp Jupiter.
100    commercial biplane for Imperial Airways with two Jupiter.
101    two seat fighter biplane with Jupiter/Mercury.
102    Badminton F single seat fighter version of type-99 with Jupter.
103    single seat high speed monoplane with one Mercury.
104    single seat light monoplane with 36 hp Cherub.
105    Bulldog (F9/26) single seat fighter biplane with Jupiter/Mercury.
106    two seat general purpose biplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
107    Bullpup (F20/27) single seat fighter biuplane with 480 hp Mercury.
108    B19/27  night bomber biplane with two Jupiter.
109    two seat long range biplane with 480 Jupiter.
110    four seat cabin commercial biplane with one 220 hp Titan.
110A  five seat cabin commercial biplane with one 315 hp Neptune.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #17 on: August 24, 2007, 04:19:11 am »
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111A    cabin transport monoplane with three Jupiters.
111B    cabin transport monoplane with three Titans.
112      F29/27  single seat cannon fighter monoplane with one Mercury.
113      commercial biplane for Imperial Airways with three JUPITERS.
114      8-seat commercial cabin biplane with 490 hp Jupiter.
114A   7-seat commercial cabin biplane with 490 hp Jupiter.
115     C16/28  troop-carrier monoplane with three Jupiters.
116     C16/28  troop-carrier biplane with three Jupiters.
117     freight carrier with two Jupiters.
118     two seat general pupose biplane with 590 hp Jupiter.
119     two seat trainer version of type-105 with Mercury.
120     G4/31 two seat general purpose turret biplane with 650 hp Pegasus.
121     G4/31 GP/Torpedo biplane developed from type-120 with Pegasus.
122     GP/Torpedo biplane ,as above,pilot ahead of wings with Pegasus.
123     F7/30  single seat fighter biplane with 695 hp Goshawk.
124     Bulldog TM  two seat advanced trainer Biplane with 450 hp Jupiter.
125     G4/31  two seat GP/Torpedo monopalne with Pegasus.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #18 on: August 25, 2007, 10:21:42 am »
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126    G4/31  as type-125 but high wing and with pegasus engine.
127    F7/30  single seat monoplane fighter with Kestrel.
128    F7/30  as above with Mercury engine.
129    F7/30  single seat pusher monoplane fighter with Mercury.
130    Bombay (C26/31) 27-seat troop-carrier monoplane with
           two 750 hp Pegasus.
131    B9/32  twin engined day bomber with two Pegasus.
132     two seat turret fighter monoplane with Hydra engine.
133    F7/30  single seat fighter monoplane with 640 hp Mercury.
134    high speed mail carrier monoplane with one Pegasus.
135    8-seat high speed monoplane transport with two 500hp Aquila.
136    P27/32  two seat day bomber monoplane with Pegasus.
137A  14-seat passenger carrier monoplane with two Pegasus.
137B  as above freight/passengers with two Pegasus.
138    high altitude monoplane with retractable u/c.
138A  2/34  single seat monoplane.Supercharged Pegasus.
138B  2/34  as above,two seat and with Kestrel engine.
139    single engined freighter biplane with Pegasus.
140    F5/33  two seat pusher fighter.Nose turret and Pegasus engine.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #19 on: August 26, 2007, 10:09:35 am »
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141     F22/33 three seat fighter with nose turret and two Aquila.
142     Britain First 6-seat high speed transport with two 650 Mercury.
142M  Blenheim MK I three seat day bomber with two 840 hp Mercury.
143    10-seat transport with two 500 hp Aquila.
143F  as above but intended as multi-purpose aircraft withtwo 650
          hp Mercury.
144    B3/34  night bomber developed from type-130 with two Pegasus.
145A  long range monoplane.Fuselage tanks,with two Phoenix.
145B  as above but with wing tanks.
146    F5/34  single seat fighter with 840 hp Mercury.
147    F9/35  two seat turret fighter with Pegasus.
148    A39/34  two seat army co-operation monoplane with Pegasus.
148A  as above,test aircraft with Hercules or Taurus.
148B  as above,test aircraft with Taurus.
149    first layout,developed from type-142M.
          Blenheim IV/Bolingbroke,developed from type-142M as day bomber
          with two Mercury.
150    M15/35  developed Blenheim series with two Mercuey.
151    35/35   single seat high speed monoplane with Hercules.
152    Beaufort twin engined recce/torpedo.Taurus.
153    F37/35  single set cannon fighter with Hercules.
153A  F37/35 twin engine single seat cannon fighter with Aquila.
154   24-seat high wing civil monoplane with four Aquila.
155   B18/38  twin engined wood/metal bomber,one Taurus.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #20 on: August 27, 2007, 09:57:21 am »
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156   Beaufighter  twin engined strike fighter with Hercules/Merlin.
157   Beaufighter-bomber three seat bomber version with two Hercules.
158   Beaufighter III/IV  slim-fuselage version of type-156 with Hercules/
         Merlin.
159   B1/39 four engined heavy bomber.Hercules.
160   Bisley/Blenheim V developed type-149,(B6/40).Two 950hp Mercury.
161   B7/40 two seat light bomber.Hercules or Melin.
162   Beaumont  developed version of type-161.
163   Buckingham developed Beaumont,B2/41.Two 2,400hp Centaurus.
164   Brigand  torpedo-fighter/bomber.Two 2,500hp Centaurus.
165   Brigand T.2 dual control trainer cersion of type-164.
166   Buckmaster  dual control trainer version of type-163.
167   Brabazon north atlantic airliner.
168   bomber development of type-167.
169   Buckingham PR photographic-reccevariant of type-163.
170   Freighter/Wayfarer twin-engined high wing monoplane.Two
         Hercules.
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« Reply #21 on: August 28, 2007, 10:21:14 am »
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171    Sycamore single engined single rotor helicopter.
172    B35/46 four/six engined long range jet bomber.
173    E4//47  twin engined twin rotor helicopter.
174    E8/47 MK I scale model of type-172.Glider.
            ,,    MK II  as above powered aircraft with Nene.
            ,,    MK III research version with boundary layer control.
175    Britannia long range turboprop airliner.Four Proteus.
176    E8/47/2 swept wing research aircraft.Avon engine.
177    F3/48  twin engined jet fighter.Two Olympus.
178    F124T  rocket fighter.
179    Freighter replacement for type-170.Twin boom.Two Hercules.
179A    ,,       as above,upswept rear fuselage.
179B    ,,       twin boom deleted,Centaures engines.
180    supersonic fighter developed from type-177 with two Olympus.
181    BEA Helicopter   30/50-seat twin rotor helicopter.Two Proteus.
182    Red Repier   3short range expendable bomber for UB109/SP19.
183    ER110T  reasearch aircraft.Variable sweepback.Nene.
184    research aircraft with delta wing .Nene.
185    research aircraft with rocket-powered.Spectre.
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #22 on: August 29, 2007, 10:02:59 am »
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186     B126T  long range low level bomber.OR324
187     Britannia 600  type-1785 replacement.Four Orion turboprops.
188     ER134T  high speed research aircraft,steel.Gyron Jr.
188N  ER134T(Naval) carrier-borne version.Missiles.
189    developed from type-175 for Maritime Recce.Nomads.
190    HR.144T  ultra-light helicopter with tip jets.
191    NA43/HR146D naval development of type-173.Leonides Major/Gazelle.
192    Belvedere RAF development of type-173.Gazelle engines.
193    H150  RAF anti-submarine development.
194    BEA Helicopter  developed type-192 as civil version.Gnome engines.
195    high wing rear-loading military freighter with type-175 wing.Four
          Proteus.
196    developed type-188 as flying bomb.two BE56.
197    BLC Transport  various studies for boundary layer control.
198    various studies for SST. "M" wing/Gothic wing.
199    tilt-rotor convertiplane as VTOL design with four Tyne turboprops.
200    BEA Transport  medium range class-various engine layouts.
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« Reply #23 on: August 31, 2007, 04:26:30 am »
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201     BOAC transport  long range development of type-200 for BOAC.
202     medium range low altitude bomber.Two Olympus.
203    Sycamore Relp. 8-seat single-roto helicopter.Gnome.
204    GOR339 supersonic tactical strike recce.Two Olympus.
204F  F155T  supersinic two-seat fighter version.
205    Med. range rear-engined transport aircraft developed from type-200.
          Various engines.
206    NBMR2  maritime recce.Two Tyne.
207    NBMR2  developed from type-206 with two Mamba and one BE.53.
208    GOR351  V/STOL freighter,20,000 1b payload.
209    GOR351  as above ,fan lift.
210    smaller type-208,10,000 1b payload.
211    short range version of type-205 with wing engines.
212    Military strategic transport.
213    STA (M 3.0) mach 3 supersonic transport aircraft.
214    utility helicopter developed from type-203,single-rotor.Two Gnome.
215    X197T  slender delta research glider.
216    freighter/car ferry etc. replacement of type-170.Two Dart.
217   OR345  VTOL strike recce aircraft.BE.53.
218   light communications aircraft.Two Cont.
219   5-seat executive aircraft.One Cont.
220   5-seat   ,,            ,,     .Two Cont.
BAC 221    ER193D Fairey FD.2 converted to ogee wing.Avon.
 ,,   222     GOR351 Lockheed C-130 developed with BLC.Four Tyne.
 ,,   223     slender delta mach 2.2 civil transport.
 ,,   224     NBMR4 V/STOL transport for NATO.Two Pegasus.
 ,,   225     GOR351 STOL transport for RAF.Four RB168.
 ,,     ,,       GOR357  developed version.Maritime recce.
     
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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #24 on: August 31, 2007, 05:41:36 am »

204 GOR339 supersonic tactical strike recce.Two Olympus.
204F  F155T  supersinic two-seat fighter version.


Thanks for the list Hesham,  but I think GOR339 was issued at least 2 years after the 1957 Defense Review axe cancelled the F155T and other projects. I can't see how an aircraft designed later than 1957 can be designated 'F155T'.

However, I do remember reading in a 60's book on Bristol aircraft of a 204 derived aircraft being offered to Canada as a 'Commonwealth Fighter'. However, the illustration was just of the GOR339 project.

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #25 on: August 31, 2007, 09:50:33 am »
Hi starviking,

I think the Bristol-204 was from GOR339 contenders and
the new book speak about that,also see;
http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,1988.0.html

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2010, 09:00:14 am »
Did the Bristol Superfreighter variant get a special Type 170 sub-designation?

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« Reply #27 on: March 13, 2010, 09:19:58 am »
It was known as the Type 170 Mk.32

Regards Bailey.

From "Bristol Aircraft since 1910 - C.H.Barnes - Putnams".

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Re: Bristol designations
« Reply #28 on: November 28, 2018, 08:36:09 pm »
Hi Folks,

I'm doing a bit of research for some new pages at www.adf-serials.com.au and am looking for any info and drawings of both:

  • Bristol 179B (I see we already have a drawing of the 179A - very nice!)
    Bristol 195
    Shorts PD.16/1

All three types were offered and considered by the RAAF during the selection process for a C-47 replacement in 1954-55.

Ultimately, the C-130A was selected for RAAF service and 12 were purchased.

All help will be acknowledged online.

Many thanks

Brendan

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« Reply #29 on: November 29, 2018, 04:17:46 am »

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« Reply #30 on: November 29, 2018, 05:09:24 pm »
Many thanks Schneiderman,

The version of the PD.16 offered to the RAAF was designated PD.16/1 and I have wondered how his differed from the PD.16.

As always - there is more to discover!

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BC