Beagle B.206 / Basset

Utility / Liaison Aircraft

Beagle Basset CC.2, Empire Test Pilots School, XS743, c/n B.008 © Michael J Freer
Photo ©: Michael J Freer (photos at
The Beagle B.206 is a twin-engined five-to-eight seat light liaison and civil utility aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Beagle Aircraft. In Royal Air Force duties, the B.206 was designated Basset CC.1.
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelContinental GTSIO-520-C
Engine Power (each)254 kW340 hp
max. Cruise Speed389 km/h210 kts
  242 mph
max. Speed (vne)435 km/h235 kts
  270 mph
Service Ceiling8.260 m27.100 ft
Range2.574 km1.390 NM
1.600 mi.
Empty Weight2.177 kg4.799 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight3.402 kg7.500 lbs
Wing Span13,96 m45 ft 10 in
Wing Area19,9 m214 ft
Length10,26 m33 ft 8 in
Height3,45 m11 ft 4 in
First Flight15.08.1961
Production Statusout of production
Total Production85
Developed fromBristol 220
Data for (Version)Beagle B.206 Series 2
VariantsB.206R Basset CC.1