|Number built||50 |
|Engine||220hp Renault 8Gd|
|Armament||front flexible Hotchkiss or Lewis|
455 kg (1,000 lb) of bombs
|Max Speed||128 km/h (80 mph) |
|Climb||2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 27:00|
|Range||760 km (470 mi) |
The Michelin brothers volunteered to build copies of the Breguet BU3 prototype, but they envisioned the plane would serve better as a bomber than a fighter. Fifty were built with the 220hp Renault engine and designed the Breguet-Michelin BLM (aka the BM2). They served in 1915-1916 with the similar Breguet-Michelin BUM and the Breguet-Michelin 4 in some of the earliest dedicated bombing units.
- Plane counts are approximate and based of escadrille usage in Davilla'97.
- Usage chart combines Breguet BM2-5 and related planes, since escadrilles had a mix of types.
- Davilla, p.88.
- Ferry, p.56.
- Davilla, p.89.