Starr Bumble Bee II

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Bumble Bee II
Role Record Breaker
Manufacturer Homebuilt
Designer Robert H. Starr
First flight 8 May 1988
Number built 1
Unit cost

Bumble Bee II was the world's smallest piloted airplane. It was built by Robert H. Starr. Its first flight was on 8 May 1988.[1][not in citation given] The Bumble Bee II crashed on the same day due to engine failure. Robert Starr was seriously injured in the crash, but he fully recovered from his injuries.[2]


General characteristics



  1. ^ "STARR BUMBLE BEE". Pima Air & Space Museum. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Starr Bumble Bee II". AVIATION TRIVIA. Retrieved 4 September 2015. 

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