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The Bristol Type 133 Single-Seat Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter

The Bristol Type 133 Single-Seat Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter.

The Bristol Type 133 single-seat single-engine monoplane fighter.

Circa the 1930s, the Bristol Type 133 was a prototype fighter built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company in the United Kingdom. The design was of a single-seat, single-engine monoplane fighter. The design was intended to compete for the requirements laid down by the British Air Ministry Specification F.7/30. The resulting aircraft made by Bristol, the Type 133 was armed with four guns, a metal skin. and a retractable undercarriage. One prototype was built however it crashed prior to the beginning of formal trials.

The Bristol Type 133 is available in the video game World of Warplanes.

Works Cited:

1. “Bristol Type 133.” Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 15 Aug 2013. Web. 28 Sep 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_Type_133>.

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