Bentley BR2

Aircraft Engines  - SOLD 

We are proud to offer to the market a rare Bentley B.R.2 rotary engine with serial number 101701. It has two PLR Magnetos and an oil pump and in museum quality condition. This engine is presented on an engine stand with a cut away section on one of the cylinders. An internal inspection revealed that two pistons with con rods have been removed.                
The Bentley B.R.2 was a nine-cylinder British rotary aircraft engine developed during the First World War by the motor car engine designer W. O. Bentley from his earlier Bentley BR.1. The BR.2 was built in smaller numbers than the earlier BR.1. Its primary user being by the Royal Air Force in the early 1920s. The initial variant of the BR.2 developed 230, improving to 245 horsepower.

General characteristics
Type: 9-cylinder rotary
Bore: 5.51 in (140 mm)
Stroke: 7.09 in (180 mm)
Displacement: 1521.8 in (24.94 L)
Dry weight: 490 lb (220 kg)
Valvetrain: Overhead valve
Cooling system: Air-cooled
Power output: 250 hp
Fuel consumption: 20 gallons per hour
Oil consumption: 16 pints per hour
Power-to-weight ratio: 0.5 hp/lb
Major Applications: 
Armstrong Whitworth Armadillo
Austin Osprey
Boulton Paul Bobolink
Brennan Helicopter
Gloster Grouse
Gloster Nightjar
Gloster Sparrowhawk
Grain Griffin
Handley Page Type S
Nieuport Nightjar
Sopwith Buffalo
Sopwith Gnu
Parnall Panther
Sopwith Salamander
Sopwith Snipe
Vickers Vampire
Price – POA 
Contact  Allan Vogel on +44(0)776 993 4646 or email 

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BR2 front side
BR2 front side

Bentley BR2 Aero Engine

BR2 Prop Hub removed
BR2 Prop Hub removed
BR2 Plate
BR2 Plate
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BR2 Engine No
BR2 Top End
BR2 Top End
BR2 Rear view
BR2 Rear view
BR2 Side
BR2 Side
BR2 Cut away cylinder
BR2 Cut away cylinder