Bristol Beaufighter

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Bristol Beaufighter
Couple of Bristol Beaufighter over Malta.
Role Night Fighter & attack aircraft.
National origin United Kingdom
Manufacturer Bristol
First flight 1939
Introduction 1940
Status Out of service.
Primary user Royal Air Force.
Number built 5928

The Bristol Beaufighter is a British military aircraft of World War II. It is a twin-engine aircraft. It has two or three seats. It is built of metal and wood. It was developed from the Bristol Beaufort light bomber. It was used by the Royal Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force, and United States Army Air Force. After war, it was used by other countries like Dominican Republic, Israel, and Turkey. It was used until May 1960 when it was put out of service. At the time 5,928 were built. [1]

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  1. "Bristol Beaufighter Classic Warbirds". Retrieved 15 October 2023.