Bristol 171. Photo. Story. Characteristics.
Bristol 171. Photo. Story. Characteristics.

Bristol 171. Photo. Story. Characteristics.


Bristol 171 (  Bristol Type 171 Sycamore  Bristol logo) Is a five-seat multipurpose British helicopter. Designed for rescue and search operations and cargo transportation.

Design of the helicopter began in the late 1944 by Bristol Aeropleyn. Bristol 171 took off for the first time 27.07.1947. The design of the housing is made of light alloys. Total built 180 helicopters BristolSycamore.


Bristol 171 photo

Bristol 171 photo.

Also available in: Belgium, Australia and Germany.

Features helicopter Bristol 171:



  • Load capacity: 454kg

  • Length: 18,62m

  • Height: 4,23m

  • Maximum speed: 204km / h 

  • Speed ​​at echelon 169km / h 

  • Flight duration 3 hours. 

  • Weight: empty: 1728 kg

  • The highest take-off weight: 2540kg

  • The diameter of the rotor: 14,81m

  • The length of the helicopter with folded screws: 14,07m

  • Height: 3,71m 

  • The area swept rotor: 172,22kv.m


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