Brock KB-2 Gyroplane
United States — Homebuilt Autogyro

Archive Photos

Brock KB-2 "Gyroplane" (N2393) c.2002 at the EAA AirVenture Museum, Oshkosh, WI (Photos by John Shupek)

Overview 2

The KB-2 Freedom Machine is an autogyro designed by Ken Brock based on the designs of the Bensen B-8.

Design and Development 2

Ken Brock was an early innovator in homebuilt gyrocopters starting with his first ride in 1957. Brock set to work on building and marketing a series of homebuilt gyroplanes with the KB-1 and later the KB-2.

Operational History 2

Ken Brock used his KB-2 design for years in airshow acts and completed several world records. In 1971 he completed the first coast-to-coast autogyro flight from Long Beach, California to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

Variants 2

Specifications (KB-2) 2

General Characteristics



  1. Shupek, John. Photos, copyright © 2009 Skytamer Images. All Rights Reserved
  2. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brock KB-2


Skytamer Images (
Est. 1998