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Royal Aircraft Factory: B.E.6

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Note: This is a sub-section of Royal Aircraft Factory.

A reconstruction of the F.E.1, it was identical to the B.E.5 but fitted with the 60-hp ENV engine.

It first flew on 5th September 1912. Handed over to the Royal Flying Corps in mid-September and was then fitted with a 60-hp Renault engine. It was given the serial number 206.

Sources of Information

  • The Royal Aircraft Factory by Paul R. Hare. ISBN 0-85177-843-7