Bristol Beaufighter Mk.VI - 27 Squadron


Bristol Beaufighter Mk.VI Strike Aircraft Pencil Drawing


With the RAF lacking a long-range fighter, the team at Bristol Aircraft embarked on a private venture utilising many components from the earlier Beaufort to speed beoth design and production times.


Initially entering service as a night fighter, the aircraft was to serve in a myriad of roles including long-range strike, anti-shipping and target towing. In the latter role it was not taken out of service until 1960.

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