Breguet BC

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Breguet BC
Role Escort
Manufacturer Breguet
Introduction March 1916
Primary user RAF Type A Roundel.svg U.K. (RNAS)
Number built 15[1]
Variants Breguet BUC, Breguet BLC, Breguet BC
Engine 225hp Sunbeam [1]
Armament front flexible Lewis
Crew 2
Max Speed 125 km/h (78 mph) [1]
Climb 1000m in 8:30
2000m in 20min [1]
Ceiling 3,000 m (9,840 ft) [1]
Endurance 3:00 [1]

Fifteen Breguets de Chasse were ordered for use by the RNAS in early 1916. Designated the Breguet BC, they were delivered in March 1916. Found to be useless as escort fighters, they saw some scattered use as light bombers before being withdrawn only three months later in June 1916. [1]


References

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Davilla, p.94.
Bibliography
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.