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บข.     BKh.6     Bristol Bulldog Mk. II
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One of only two Bristil Bulldog  (Photo collection of RTAF Museum)

History

On the 1st of July 1929 the  Royal Siamese Aeronautical Service purchased two Bristol Bulldog at a price of 116'190 ฿. Both planes whe delivered at the 14th of February 1930 ant taken into the service as Fighter No. 6. Both planes whe used for the evaluation of the new Fighter against the Heinkel HD-43D and Boeing E-100.

Geschichte

Am 1. Juli 1929 erwarb der Royal Siamese Aeronautical Service zwei Bristol Bulldog zu 116'190 ฿. Die beiden Maschinen wurden am 14. Februar 1930 geliefert und als Jäger Nr. 6 in Dienst genommen. Die beiden Maschinen dienten nur zur Evaluation eines neuen Jägers im Wettbewerb gegen die Heinkel HD-43D und Boeing E-100. 

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Serial, Bristol Bulldog Mk.II
Typ Thai Serial s/n Buzz Sqn / Wing Base Delivered Withdrawn Remarks
Mk.II BL.6-1 7387 ? 10 Sqn ... 1.7.1932 ? ...
Mk Ii BL.6-2 7388 ? 10 Sqn ... 1.7.1932 ? ...
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Specifications

Bristol Bulldog Mk.II

Wingspan

Spannweite

10.30 m

Length

Länge

7.67 m

Height

Höhe

2.67 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

28.50 m²

Engine

Motor

Bristol Jupiter radial engine 490 Hp

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

287 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

1'000 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

1'586 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

?

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

8'930 m

Range

Reichweite

480 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

2 x 7,7mm Vicker MG
Capacity Zuladung 1 Pilot

- Last update 22. January 2013

Written 20. May 2006

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