Ryan Brougham

Airliner

Ryan B-1Brougham N6956 Yanks Air Museum Chino, CA © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Ryan Brougham is a series of single-engine five- or six-seat airliner developed by the US-American manufacturer Ryan Aeronautical Company and produced by B.F. Mahoney Aircraft Corporation and later by Ryan-Mahoney Aircraft Corporation. The Brougham series includes the B-1, B-3, B-5 and the B-7 Brougham.
The Ryan Brougham is a development of the Ryan M-2 mail plane. The Ryan B-1 Brougham was the first production model powered by a Wright J-5 engine (150 built). Of the slightly larger six seat B-3 only 9 were built. The Brougham B-5 of which 61 were built was powered by a Wright J-6 engine (300 hp / 224 kW). The last version B-7 (8 built) was powered by a Pratt & Whitney C-1 Wasp engine with 420 hp (313 kW).
Crew1
Passengers4
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelWright J-5 Whirlwind
Engine Power168 kW225 hp
Speed200 km/h108 kts
  124 mph
Service Ceiling4.877 m16.000 ft
Range1.130 km610 NM
702 mi.
Empty Weight848 kg1.870 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.497 kg3.300 lbs
Wing Span12,80 m42,0 ft
Wing Area25,0 m²269 ft²
Length8,46 m27,8 ft
Height2,67 m8,8 ft
First Flight1927
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1927-1930
Total Production228
Developed fromRyan M-2
VariantsB-1, B-3, B-5, B-7

[Photo-ID: 6330] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Ryan B-1 Brougham, , N6956, c/n 141,© Karsten Palt, 2012Ryan
B-1 Brougham
Reg.: N6956
c/n: 141
 
flyable
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6331] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Ryan B-1 Brougham, , N6956, c/n 141,© Karsten Palt, 2012Ryan
B-1 Brougham
Reg.: N6956
c/n: 141
 
flyable
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6179] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-14
Ryan B-5 Brougham, , N9236, c/n 194,© Karsten Palt, 2012Ryan
B-5 Brougham
Reg.: N9236
c/n: 194
 
displayed as NC731M
San Diego Air and Space Museum [San Diego, CA]