Aircraft Data Sheet: Bristol Type171 Sycamore

Bristol Type171 Sycamore
First flight: 27th July 1947
Rotor diameter: 14.81m/48ft 7ins
Length: 12.8m/42ft 3ins
Max weight: 2,545 kg/5,600lb
Max speed: 204 kph/110knots
Power: One 550shp/410kW Alvis Leonides 73
Accommodation: Pilot plus four
No Built: 183

A light general purpose helicopter, which entered service with the Royal Air force and achieved some export success. Following the take-over, Westland briefly became responsible for in-service support of this aircraft.