Bristol Type 171 Sycamore

Sycamore 2


A single Type 171 Mk.2 prototype, (against spec E.34/46) flew with a Leonides 71 engine. An improvement over the Mk.1 was the engine orientation and easier access for maintenance.


Engine: 1 x Alvis Leonides Mk.71 550shp
Capacity: 1 + 3
Length: (m) 18.62
Height: (m) 4.23
Blades: 3
Rotor diam.: (m) 14.8
Disc area: (m2) 172.1
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 1730     Max: 2450
Speed: (km/h)     Max: 227
Range: (km) 431
Ceiling: (m) 4725
Rate/Climb: (m/min)

List of Operators of Bristol Sycamore 2

From Organisation with model Sycamore 2
united kingdom Royal Air Force
    Type 171 Sycamore 93 1953/72

Construction Numbers on database of Sycamore 2

1Sycamore 2

Construction Numbers

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12869 1948 UK G-AJGU : Built to Air Min Spec E.34/46 and reg G-AJGU in Feb 194+
UK VW905 : VW905 and ff 2 Sep 1949; Scrapped at Farnborough Dec 1+

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