Developed in 1953, designated YHO-3BR in the US Army.  A two-seat helicopter with wheel-skid combination landing gear.  As the maiden flight, the first prototype flew in 1943; the second prototype flew in 1946 before the B-2 received its FAA certification [Ref 312].

Overview

Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: Brantly Helicopter Corp.

Primary manufacturer: Brantly Helicopter Corp.

Parent type: No type defined

Aircraft status: No longer flying

Configuration

Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor

Crew required: 1-2 in Side-by-side arrangement

Landing gear: Other

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Aircraft Details

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References

References and sources used

Helicopters from "A to Z" | Part I
Ralph P. Alex
AHS Newsletter, 1961, October, 1961 (page 15)
Periodical

Taking Stock at the 100 Mark
M.L. Alson, Brantly Helicopter Corporation
June 1961 (page 9)
Book

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