Brantly B-2 turns 60!

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Brantly B-2 turns 60!

Postby BirdDog » Fri Feb 22, 2013 9:30 am

Yesterday, February 21st, 1953 marks the first flight of the B-2. That makes the Brantly B-2 sixty years old. I have always assumed that first flight was was piloted by Newby O. Brantly. Can anyone out there verify that for me?
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Re: Brantly B-2 turns 60!

Postby seneca2e » Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:09 am

60 years old! So many great designs came from that era. It was the age of mechanical genius much like now we are in an age of electronic technology innovation. I can relate to mechanical things much better-just hard for me to see all those electrons on this new age stuff :-). The Brantly was and still is a great helicopter!
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