Bristol 170 Freighter / Wayfarer

Airliner / Transport Aircraft

Bristol B-170 Freighter © Peter de Groot
Photo ©: Peter de Groot (photos at airliners.net)
The Bristol 170 Freighter and Wayfarer is a twin-engined cargo freigter and airliner aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Bristol Aeroplane Company.
The Bristol Freighter was in both commercial and military service.
Crew3
Passengers(Wayfarer) 32, max 60 (Mk32)
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelBristol Hercules 734
Engine Power (each)1476 kW1980 hp
max. Cruise Speed311 km/h168 kts
  193 mph
max. Speed (vne)361 km/h195 kts
  224 mph
Service Ceiling7.470 m24.508 ft
Range1.320 km713 NM
821 mi.
Empty Weight12.247 kg27.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight19.958 kg44.000 lbs
Wing Span32,92 m108 ft 0 in
Wing Area138,1 m1486 ft
Length20,83 m68 ft 4 in
Height6,56 m21 ft 6 in
First Flight02.12.1945
Production Statusout of production
Total Production214
Data for (Version)Bristol Freighter Mk 32
VariantsFreighter Mk I, Mk IA, Mk IB, Mk IC, Mk ID, Mk II, Mk IIA, Mk IIB, Mk IIC, Mk XI, Mk XIA, Mk 21, Mk 21E, Mk 31, Mk 31M, Mk 32 (Superfreighter)