Initial protype for the Model 171 Sycamore Type series. 2 prototypes built.

Source: ”Helicopters & Autogyros of the World”, Paul Lambermont with Anthony Pirie, Second edition 1970, Cassell & Company Ltd, SBN 304 93390 2

A description of the aircraft can also be found in the following reference,

Source: "Bristol Helicopter | First Detailed Survey of Latest British Rotary-WIng Aircraft", FLIGHT, Oct 30 1947

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Parent type: Bristol Type 171 Sycamore

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 1 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)

Key Characteristics

Data on key physical features

Aircraft Details

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