Bentley B.R.2 rotary engine
The Bentley B.R.2 was a nine-cylinder British rotary aircraft engine
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.