Although this is usually thought of as a rather poor single-seat fighter, in fact it was originally intended to be a photo-reconnaissance platform and a bomber. The designers' intention was to increase the performance and load-carrying capacity of the B.E.2c by dispensing with the observer.
Baz, e-mail, 06.05.2015 15:10
I have the mahogany four blade spinner hub from a B.E.12 and would love to find out what the lettering and numbers relate to. 12.cyl.R.A.F.4A(the engine ok).B.E.12(the airframe)but T.6296 and B.N.No.475.?.Anyone help please.
guba, 20.06.2011 07:14
many alternative armament installations being tried, including a quartet of Lewis guns, and sets of Le Prieur rockets on the interplane struts. One Zeppelin was shot down by a B.E.12, in June 1917. At Farnborough,