Aircraft Photo of XG474 | Bristol 192 Belvedere HC1 | UK - Air Force |
Registration / Serial:XG474
Military Code:O
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 192 Belvedere
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 192 Belvedere
Aircraft Version:Bristol 192 Belvedere HC1
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
C/n (msn):13365
City / Airport:Hendon (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:None
Collection:RAF Museum Hendon / London
Photo Date:26 July 2016
Photo by:Peter de JongContact
Photo ID: 336
Photo Comment

Thunderbirds are go? The Belvedere must be one of the quirkiest jet age aircraft to have reached operational service - 26 were built. Its impression of great size is mostly through clumsy design - it carried the same payload as a an early CH-46 Sea Knight or S-61.

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