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Bristol Brownie

Type 91 Brownie

Manufacturer: Bristol Aeroplane Company
First flight: 6 August 1924
Number built: 3

The Bristol Type 91 Brownie was a light sports airplane produced in the United Kingdom by the Bristol Aeroplane Company in 1924. It was a low-wing cantilever monoplane aircraft of conventional configuration with fixed tailskid undercarriage. The pilot and passenger sat in tandem open cockpits. It won the 1,000 pound prize for second place at the Lympne two seat light aircraft trials in October 1924.

Specifications (Type 91 metal)

Data from Bristol Aircraft Since 1910

General characteristics

Crew: 1 (pilot)
Capacity: 1 passenger
Length: 26 ft 3 in (8.0 m)
Wingspan: 34 ft 7 in (10.54 m)
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Wing area: 208 ft (19.3 m)
Empty weight: 500 lb (227 kg)
Loaded weight: 870 lb (395 kg)
Powerplant: 1x Bristol Cherub I two-cylinder horizontally opposed, 32 hp (kW)


Maximum speed: 70 mph (113 km/h)
Range: 100 mi (160 km)


Barnes, C.H. (1964). Bristol Aircraft Since 1910. London: Putnam.
Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. pp. 206.

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