Bristol Aeroplane Company Airplanes and Aircrafts

List of all Bristol Aeroplane Company airplanes and aircraft types, with images, specs, and other information. These active and retired Bristol Aeroplane Company planes are listed in alphabetical order, but if you're looking for a particular aircraft you can look for it using the "search" bar. The Bristol Aeroplane Company aircrafts on this list include all planes, jets, helicopters, and other flying vehicles ever made by Bristol Aeroplane Company. Unless you're an aviation expert you probably can't think of every aircraft made by Bristol Aeroplane Company, so use this list to find a few popular Bristol Aeroplane Company planes and helicopters that have been used a lot in the course of history.

Aircraft on this list include Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2 and Bristol Beaufighter.

This list answers the question, "What aircrafts are made by Bristol Aeroplane Company?

  • Bristol 188
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    The Bristol 188 was a British supersonic research aircraft built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company in the 1950s. Its length, slender cross-section and intended purpose led to its being nicknamed the "Flaming Pencil".
    • Type: Experimental aircraft
    • Manufacturer: Bristol Aeroplane Company
    • Length (m): 23.67
    • Wingspan (m): 10.69
    • Maiden Flight: Apr 14 1962
  • Bristol Beaufighter
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    The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter, often referred to as simply the Beau, was a British long-range heavy fighter derivative of the Bristol Aeroplane Company's earlier Beaufort torpedo bomber design. The name Beaufighter is a portmanteau of "Beaufort" and "fighter". Unlike the Beaufort, the Beaufighter had a long career and served in almost all theatres of war in the Second World War, first as a night fighter, then as a fighter bomber, eventually replacing the Beaufort as a torpedo bomber. A variant was built in Australia by the Department of Aircraft Production and was known in Australia as the DAP Beaufighter.
    • Type: Torpedo bomber, Heavy fighter
    • Manufacturer: Avions Fairey, Bristol Aeroplane Company
    • Introduced: Jul 27 1940
    • Length (m): 12.6
    • Wingspan (m): 17.65
    • Maiden Flight: Jul 17 1939
  • Bristol Beaufort
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    The Bristol Beaufort was a British twin-engined torpedo bomber designed by the Bristol Aeroplane Company, and developed from experience gained designing and building the earlier Blenheim light bomber. Beauforts first saw service with Royal Air Force Coastal Command and then the Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm from 1940. They were used as torpedo bombers, conventional bombers and mine-layers until 1942, when they were removed from active service and were then used as trainer aircraft until being declared obsolete in 1945. Beauforts also saw considerable action in the Mediterranean; Beaufort squadrons based in Egypt and on Malta helped put an end to Axis shipping supplying Rommel's Deutsches ...more
    • Type: Torpedo bomber
    • Manufacturer: Bristol Aeroplane Company
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1939
    • Length (m): 13.46
    • Wingspan (m): 17.63
    • Maiden Flight: Oct 15 1938
  • Bristol Belvedere
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    Bristol Belvedere

    The Bristol Type 192 Belvedere was a British twin-engine, tandem rotor military helicopter built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company. It was designed for a variety of transport roles including troop transport, supply dropping and casualty evacuation. It was operated by the Royal Air Force from 1961 to 1969.
    • Type: Cargo aircraft
    • Manufacturer: Bristol Aeroplane Company
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1961
    • Length (m): 16.56
    • Wingspan (m): 14.9
    • Maiden Flight: Jul 05 1958
  • Bristol Biplane Type 'T'

    The Bristol Biplane Type 'T', sometimes called the Challenger-Dickson Biplane, was a derivative of the Bristol Boxkite. It was built in 1911 by the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company and was designed as a cross-country racing aircraft for Maurice Tabuteau.
    • Type: Single-seat sporting biplane
    • Manufacturer: Bristol Aeroplane Company
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1911
    • Length (m): 7.47
    • Wingspan (m): 10.67
  • Bristol Blenheim
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    The Bristol Blenheim was a British light bomber aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company that was used extensively in the early days of the Second World War. It was adapted as an interim long-range and night fighter, pending the availability of the Beaufighter. It was one of the first British aircraft to have all-metal stressed-skin construction, retractable landing gear, flaps, a powered gun turret and variable-pitch propellers. A Canadian-built variant named the Bolingbroke was used as an anti-submarine and trainer. The Blenheim Mk I outran most biplane fighters in the late 1930s but stood little chance against the German Messerschmitt Bf 109 during daylight ...more
    • Type: Fighter aircraft, Light bomber
    • Manufacturer: Rootes Group, Bristol Aeroplane Company
    • Introduced: Jan 01 1937
    • Designer: Frank Barnwell
    • Length (m): 12.98
    • Wingspan (m): 17.17
    • Maiden Flight: Apr 12 1935