Brantly B-2

Light Helicopter

Brantly B-2B © John Allan
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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).
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)3/2
Main Rotor Diameter7,24 m23 ft 9 in
Tail Rotor Diameter1,29 m4 ft 3 in
Rotor Disc Area41,2 m443 ft
Length (Fuselage)6,43 m21 ft 1 in
Length8,53 m27 ft 12 in
Height2,11 m6 ft 11 in
First Flight21.02.1953
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>400
Data for (Version)Brantly B-2B
VariantsBrantly YHO-3, B-2A, B-2B