Bristol Britannia

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The Bristol Britannia is a turboprop aircraft in av8.


Introduction 1956
Withdrawal 1987
Aircraft Type Small
Cruising Speed 352mph
Capacity 99 pax & 30 mail, or 100 crates of goods



Built for trans-Atlantic service, and one of the largest propeller-driven airliners of all time. The Britannia was soon eclipsed by jet airliners such as the 707, and relatively few were built. However, they were still quite speedy, and were well liked by passengers.

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