Some of the most famous racing planes designed and built in the 1930's, were the Gee Bee's. Built by the Granville brothers of the Granville Brothers Aircraft Company, Springfield, Massachusetts. The Granville brothers: Zantford, Thomas, Robert, Mark and Edward came to Springfield in 1929 to the Springfield Airport located between Liberty Street and St. James Avenue. Their airplanes won many races and set new speed records. Their racing aircraft made use of new and bold design concepts to get as much speed as possible.
Gee Bee R-1 Racer
Gee Bee R-1 Racer Balsa Kit.
We are pleased to introduce a new series of 24 inch wing span models featuring three Tompson Trophy Racers. This model of the Gee Bee R-1 Racer contains over 90 laser cut parts, contest rubber, colored tissue, decals, flying hardware and instructions
Gee Bee R-1 Racer with its 80 plus laser cut parts will have beginners astonished by the ease of construction, while experienced modelers will appreciate the quality materials and precision laser cut parts. This kit is just one of many selections representing exciting models that captures the best model aviation has to offer. Besides offering the cleanest laser cuts and most comprehensive plans of any free flight kit we provide many other quality features. Hand Selected Balsa, Color Peel and Stick Decals, 9 inch Plastic Propeller, Full Size Plan, F.A.I. Rubber, Step by Step Instructions, Vacuum Molded Parts, Light Weight Colored Tissue
Balsa wood scale model kit, beautifully detailed replica.