Brantly B-2

Light Helicopter

Brantly B-2B © John Allan
Photo ©: John Allan (Photos at airliners.net)
The Brantly B-2 is a single-engine two-seat light helicopter produced by the US-American manufacturer Brantly Helicopter Corporation, later by Brantly-Hynes Helicopter Inc. (today Brantly International).
Crew1
Passengers1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming IVO-360-A1A
Engine Power134 kW180 hp
max. Cruise Speed144 km/h78 kts
  90 mph
max. Speed (vne)161 km/h87 kts
  100 mph
Service Ceiling3.292 m10.800 ft
Rate of climb579 m/min1900 ft/min
Range402 km217 NM
250 mi.
Empty Weight481 kg1.060 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight757 kg1.669 lbs
Rotor Blades (main/tail)3/23/2
Main Rotor Diameter7,24 m23,8 ft
Tail Rotor Diameter1,29 m4,2 ft
Rotor Disc Area41,2 m²443 ft²
Length (Fuselage)6,43 m21,1 ft
Length8,53 m28,0 ft
Height2,11 m6,9 ft
First Flight21.02.1953
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>400
ICAO CodeBRB2
FAA TCDS2H2
VariantsBrantly YHO-3, B-2A, B-2B