Added Michaeline Mister as new contact for Wings Insurance in Insurance section.
Added Gary Goldsberry as parts provider in Resources section.
Added new service provider in PA in Resources section.
Added new Examiner in Georgia in Resources section.
Added picture of Paul Salmon's B-2B in Owners Photos section.
Added Paul Salmon as an instructor in Missouri to the Flight Training section.
Alpha Aviation added to Flight Training section.
Numerous new photos added o the Owners Photos section.
Interesting article about the Brantly B-1 submitted by Ron Hall and posted in the Brantly Articles section.
CFI Trey Manning added as a contact in the Resources section.
Due to extensive downtime, the brantly.info forum has been moved to a new hosting provider. Hopefully the up-time will dramatically improve!
Ronald Hall showed Harold Jenkins the photos in the Brantly Historical Photos section and got some great updates. Please check them out!
New CFI (Ron Spiker) added to Flight Training section.
New Insurance Agency (Wings Insurance) added to Insurance section.
New photos added to the Owners Photos section. Look at the beautiful paint job on Thomas Gregory's Brantly!
Pictures of newer helicopters that are now using the Brantly hinged blade design in Photo Gallery section.
Video of 1962 B2 submitted by Joel Gooch in Video section.
Newby Brantly patents posted in Historical Articles and Patents section.
New picture of B-2B from record album cover added to Historical Photos section.
New pictures of Brett Sullivan's B-2B added to Owners Photos section.
Video of N888CF (Steve Chenoweth) taking off in Video section.
Photo of Michael Cardinale and Joseph McClure's B-2B added to Owners Photos section.
The Brantly Factory has issued a revised Owner's Survey. Please complete this survey and return it to the factory as soon as possible.
Important information posted in Servicing and Maintaining topic of the Info Forum. The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin for the inspection of tail rotor vertical drive shafts.
Don Lewellen's photos from Homer Bell's 2004 Fly-In posted. See Photo's section. There is also a link to Ron Spiker's photos.
Travelogue started for Homer Bell's 2004 Fly-In. See Photo's section. We will keep posting pictures from all of our Brantly Information Forum members as they provide them.
New contact added in the Resources section. Thomas D. Callahan is a Brantly owner and CFI.
New Photos added from Goldsberry Brantly gathering in Indiana during the last weekend of February.
Congratulations to two new rotorcraft rated pilots. Trey Manning, B2 owner, received his commercial rating. Rene Hebert, future Brantly owner, received his private rotorcraft rating.
See the Owners Photos section for pictures of Trey Manning's B2.
New photos were contributed by Jason Goodwin of the Brantly at the Ft. Rucker museum. See the Photos section
Updated Weight and Balance spreadsheet for B-2B to include graph. See Downloads section.
New posting under Flying topic of Information Forum discussing ground school training.
New photos of Don Lewellen's adventures added to Owners Photos section.
Videos and pictures of RDRickster's trip to East Carolina Helicopters added to the Videos section..
More pictures of Steve Chenoweth's B-2B posted in the Owner's Photos section..
The first on-line chat session has been scheduled for September 20, 2003 at 15:00 UTC. Please see the Chat section for instructions.
At last, Steve Chenoweth's B-2B is out of the paint shop and flying again. A picture of the new, blue N888CF has been posted in the Owner's Photos section..
Type Rating Examiner in the UK added to Resources section.
Photo of Barry Freeman's B-2B added to Owner's Photos section.
Updated weight and balance spreadsheet in Downloads section to easily enter the empty weight and arm rather than just using the defaults.
Check out Ron Spiker's cross country log in the "Brantlys at Play" section of the Information Forum.
There are many unanswered posts in the Information Forum. For example, a poll is being conducted regarding a scheduled chat session. Also, feedback is being requested regarding a fly-in at the Brantly factory. All members are encouraged to take a look through the various topics and contribute where we can. Much thanks!.
A document has been placed in the Downloads section from the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority that goes into helicopter performance issues and pilot techniques.
Please see the "News" topic in the Information Forum. A poll has been set up to see if the members are interested in scheduling on-line chat sessions.
New postings on the Information Forum. See the "Servicing and Maintaining", "Flying", and the "Accessories" topics.
Information Forum back up and running. For anyone who asked for a ...@brantly.info email address, a minor change is required if you are downloading or sending your email from an email program like Outlook or Outlook Express. Instead of using just the portion of the ID before @brantly.info, use the whole email address including the @brantly.info extension.
The site has been moved to the new service provider. Access to the Information Forum is temporarily down, but should be enabled shortly.
The site is being moved to a new service provider due to the frequent downtime with the existing provider. Hopefully, it will be "seamless" but please be patient during the transition.
New discussion topic added in News forum regarding Diesel engines.
New photos added to Owner's Photos section, pictures of Steve Chenoweth's Brantly and neighborhood, courtesy of fellow Brantly owner Steve Brouillette (Captain Cosmic).
New photo added to Historical Photos section.
Articles regarding Brantlys from Janes Aircraft books posted.
Picture of Steve Chenoweth's B-2B added to Owners Photos section.
Cross country checklist and considerations added to Downloads section..
Your Web Administrator (Steve Chenoweth) received his Private Pilot Certificate and Rotorcraft-Helicopter rating (I guess Kevin Hynes really can teach anyone to fly!).
New Article added on history of Newby Brantly and the company.
New picture of a Chinese Brantly in Owners Photos section.
New postings from Ron, Kevin, and Steve.
Gary Jones added as a CFI for North Texas in the Resources section.
Lawrence Latimer added as a CFI in the Resources section. Lawrence teaches in Vernon, Texas, where the Brantly factory is located.
Historical Articles page created.
More new pictures added to the Brantly Historical Photos Section.
Many new pictures added to the Brantly Historical Photos Section.
New posts and great dialogue in the Information Forum.
Photos of Don Lewellen's Brantly were added to the Owners Photo Gallery.
New downloads of pre-flight and check list added to the Downloads Section.
Users Guide for the Information Forum Bulletin Board software added to the Downloads Section.
New pictures added to the Brantly Historical Photos Section.
Welcome to all of the new members! A number of new posts have been made in the Information Forum. Please send pictures of your Brantlys when you have the chance.
Photos of the Brantly 305 were added to the Historical Photos section
Contacts were added to the Resources section for Blades Aviation located in Vancouver, Canada. They are the newest Brantly dealer.
A picture of Ron Spiker's B-2B has been posted in the Owners Photo Gallery.
Posting in the Servicing and Maintaining section of the Information Forum regarding replacement starters.
Biography of Newby Odell Brantly in Links section.
Postings in Accessories section of Information Forum giving links to a company that sells Brantly replicas and to a company that sells bubble covers for the Brantly.
Photo of Brantly loader and backhoe in Brantly Historical Photos section.
New postings from Kevin Hynes.
New link from Owners Photos to http://bcma.rcclubs.com/brantly_b2b.htm .
FAA Designated Examiners for Brantly helicopters added to Resources section.
Sources for Brantly Parts added to Resources section.
Steve Payne-Roberts added as a contact for Servicing in the U.K.
Harold Jenkins added as a contact for Servicing in Oklahoma.
Main rotor balance chart worksheets added under downloads.
Gary Goldsberry added as a CFI contact for Indiana.
New photos added to Brantly Gallery.
Thrust bearing maintenance explained by Kevin Hynes (See Forum)