The B1-Beta is a small military helicopter series used by the Shinra Electric Power Company in Final Fantasy VII.
A variant of the B1-Alpha Helicopter series, the B1-Beta series features an exposed side-carriage platform. The carriage itself possessing additional VTOL turbines to compensate for the weight.
The Turks use a B1-Beta helicopter to escape from Sector 7 with Aerith Gainsborough as a hostage, and later when Tseng of the Turks collects the Keystone from Cait Sith in Gold Saucer.
Beta (uppercase Β, lowercase β; Greek: Βήτα Bḗta) is the second letter of the Greek alphabet.