Barnett Rotorcraft have flown series of autogyros, available as plans or kits.
Company markets plans and kits for 3 versions of Baby Lakes sporting biplane scaled down from Great Lakes designed by Oldfield.
BARR AIRCRAFT Barr Aircraft was formed in 1958 and holds supplemental type certificates for the Piper PA-12, PA-14, PA-20 and PA-22 series of aircraft and is presently developing the BarrSix.…
Formed by Dr W.B. Buethe to take over Barracuda from Jeffair.
Barrett Aircraft Corp., lightplane builder 1982.
Bartlett Aircraft Corp. formed 1945 to develop pre-war Babcock into Blue Zephyr, later produced in refined form as LC-13A Zephyr 150.
Wayne F. Barton of Colorado built Sylkie One high-performance 2-seater, flown 1975.
Basler Turbo Conversions market conversion of DC-3 to PT6A power.
Batwing Aircraft Corp. built 2-seat tailless monoplane (pusher Pobjoy) 1935.
Formerly with Lockheed, J.B. Baumann formed Baumann Aircraft Corp. at Pasadena 1945. His cousin flew B-250 Brigadier 5-seater (2 x 125-hp pusher Continental) June 1947. Later had 145-hp engines.
Bay Aviation Services, lightplane builder 1961.
Gem miner Chris Beachner built V-8 Special with modified Buick engine, flown 1978. Following Beachner’s death, rights (kits, plans) bought by Mizell.
Airline pilot Thomas W. Beal built Bealine Sporty single-seater 1959.
Ronald Beattie and Walter Fellers designed S-1 propeller-behind-tail racer in Los Angeles 1960.
Herbert Beaujon claims Flybike, flown February 1975, is 'world's simplest and cheapest aircraft'.
BEDECORP LLC Bedecorp specialises in design of high-performance aircraft for private ownership; civilian version of a previous product, BD-10, was transferred to Vortex Aircraft Company as the Phoenix. In June…
Beecraft Associates formed by ex-Convair engineers 1946, built Wee Bee, claimed 'world's smallest aircraft'. Honey Bee single-seat parasol flown July 1952. Name changed to Bee Aviation 1954, and Queen Bee…
RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY At the September 2002 NBAA Convention, held in Orlando, Florida, Raytheon Aircraft announced its intention to revert to separate marketing of its Beech and Hawker lines of…
BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON INC (Subsidiary of Textron Inc) During 1970-81, Bell Helicopter Textron was unincorporated division of Textron Inc; became wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc from 3 January 1982.…
Aerial Experiment Association, first formal heavier-than-air aviation group in USA, formed September 1907. Leader Dr Graham Bell, inventor of telephone; his wife was prime mover and financier. Bell's own multiplane…
Bell Aircraft Corp. formed October 1935 by former leaders of Consolidated on that company’s move from Buffalo to San Diego, notably Lawrence D. Bell, Ray P. Whitman and chief engineer…
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