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Bristol Type-172 & Type-174 Bomber Projects

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Hi,


here is a two drawings to Bristol Type-172 long range bomber project for B35/46,and
Bristol Type-174 scale flying model for E8/47,please note the drawing for 172 differs
from Mr. Tony Buttler drawing of the book; British Secret Projects : Jet bombers since
1949.


Air International magazine
 

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Specifications for Type 172:

  • Length: 100 feet
  • Wingspan: 110 feet
  • Wing area: 2,560 square feet
  • Weight: 166,000 lb
  • Powerplant: four 9,000 lb thrust Bristol BE.10 turbojets
  • Weapons load: 24,000 lb
  • Cruise speed: 600 mph
Specifications for Type 174:

  • Length: 47.2 feet
  • Wingspan: 45.9 feet
  • Wing area: 435 square feet
  • Weight: 26,000 lb
  • Powerplant: one 5,500 lb thrust Rolls-Royce Nene turbojet
  • Cruise speed: high subsonic
Source:
Buttler, Tony (2003). British Secret Projects: Jet Bombers Since 1949. Hinkley: Midland Publishing. ISBN 9-781-85-780130-9.
 

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