Bristol 188 - Supersonic Research Aircraft

Specifications

1st Flight 1962

Crew: 1

Length: 77 ft 8 in (23.67 m)

Wingspan: 35 ft 1 in (10.69 m)

Height: 12 ft 0 in (3.66 m)

Wing area: 396 sq ft (36.8 m2)

Airfoil: Biconvex 4%

Powerplant: 2 × de Havilland DGJ.10R Gyron Junior afterburning turbojet engines, 10,000 lbf (44 kN) thrust each

14,000 lbf (62.28 kN) with afterburner at sea level

20,000 lbf (88.96 kN) with afterburner at 36,000 ft (10,973 m)

Performance

Maximum speed: 1,043 kn (1,200 mph, 1,932 km/h) + (design goal)

Maximum speed: Mach 2

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