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    KB-2 Gyroplane

    Ken Brock Mfg.
    11852 Western Ave.
    Stanton, CA 90680
    United States

    Phone: 714-898-4366

    http://www.kenbrockmfg.com
    kenbrockmfg@verizon.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type RotorcraftSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Gyroplane, Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 95Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 70Rate of Climb (fpm) 1200
    Stall Speed (mph)Takeoff Distance (ft) 200
    Range (statute mi) 170Landing Distance (ft) 15
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine McCulloch
    Design Horsepower 90H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 9H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 240Useful Load (lb) 360
    Gross Weight (lb) 600
    Wing Area (ft2) 380Length (ft) 10
    Wingspan (ft) 22Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design RotorFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Metal, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 50Number Built & Flown 300
    Kit Cost ($US) $13,000Plans Cost ($US) $125
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    LSA legal. This gyroplane has been flown in air shows throughout the world by Ken Brock. Proper training is recommended with this single seater.4-cylinder, 2-stroke engine. Engine option V.W. First flew in 1980. Plans, $125; video, $30.