Specifications for the
Focus Model: Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: Bristol - UK
Initial Year of Service: 1940
Production Total: 2,080
Length: 44.26 ft (13.49 m)
Width: 57.81 ft (17.62 m)
Height: 14.24ft (4.34 m)
Weight (Empty): 13,100 lb (5,942 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 21,228 lb (9,629 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Bristol Taurus VI radial piston engines generating 1,130hp each.
Maximum Speed: 265 mph (426 kmh; 230 kts)
Maximum Range: 1,600 miles (2,575 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,499 ft (5,029 m; 3.1 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
2 x 7.7mm machine guns in nose
2 x 7.7mm machine guns in dorsal turret
Maximum bombload of up to 2,000lbs.
1 x 1,605lb 457mm torpedo
1 x 7.7mm rear-firing machine gun under nose
2 x 7.7mm machine guns in beam positions
Mk I - Initial Production Version; fitted with Bristol Taurus II 1,010hp powerplants; 965 produced.
Australia; United Kingdom