Bristol Beaufort (Type 152)

Beaufort

Mk 1

 

Type

 Torpedoplane

Armament

 3-4 x 0303in 7,7mm Vickers K/Browning
Mk VII - 2 x 050in 12,7mm Browning
18in torpedoes or 907kg bombload

Engine

Mk I-IV - 2 x Bristol Taurus VI 14cyl radial engine 1130hk each
Mk V-VIII - 2 x Pratt&Whitney Twin Wasp 1200hp each

Weight

 Empty 5.945kg - Max take-off 9.629kg

Crew

 4

Speed

 418km/h

Year of construction

 1939 - 1944

Quantity

 2080

User

 UK  Australia and Turkey

Manufacturer

 Bristol Aeroplane Company and Department of Aircraft Production (Aus)