Bristol 175 Britannia

Airliner / Transport Aircraft

Bristol 175 Britannia 312 Monarch Airlines G-AOVT c/n 13427 IWM Duxford © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Bristol 175 Britannia is a four-engine medium-to-long-range airliner aircraft with a capacity of max. 139 passengers produced by the British manufacturer Bristol Aeroplane Company. The Bristol Britannia was also built as a cargo freighter aircraft and in a military mixed passenger/cargo configuration.
Crew3
Passengers139
Propulsion4 Turboprop Engines
Engine ModelBristol Proteus 755
Engine Power (each)3072 kW4120 shp
max. Cruise Speed574 km/h310 kts
  357 mph
max. Speed (vne)639 km/h345 kts
  397 mph
Service Ceiling7.315 m24.000 ft
Rate of climb677 m/min2220 ft/min
Range6.869 km3.709 NM
4.268 mi.
Empty Weight37.438 kg82.537 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight83.915 kg185.001 lbs
Wing Span43,36 m142 ft 3 in
Wing Area192,8 m2075 ft
Length37,87 m124 ft 3 in
Height11,43 m37 ft 6 in
First Flight18.08.1952
Production Statusout of production
Total Production85
FAA TCDS7A2
Data for (Version)Britannia Series 310
VariantsSeries 100, Series 250, Series 300, Series 310, Canadair Argus, Canadair CL-44, CC-106 Yukon

[Photo-ID: 1219] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Bristol 175 Britannia 312, Monarch Airlines, G-AOVT, c/n 13427, Karsten Palt, 2008Bristol
175 Britannia 312
Monarch Airlines
Reg.: G-AOVT
c/n: 13427
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 6648] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Bristol 175 Britannia 312F, , G-AOVF, c/n 13237, Karsten Palt, 2013Bristol
175 Britannia 312F
Reg.: G-AOVF
c/n: 13237
 
displayed in RAF c/s as XM497, ex BOAC
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6649] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Bristol 175 Britannia 312F, , G-AOVF, c/n 13237, Karsten Palt, 2013Bristol
175 Britannia 312F
Reg.: G-AOVF
c/n: 13237
 
displayed in RAF c/s as XM497, ex BOAC
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]