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Gee Bee Biplane.

Gee Bee Model R2 Replica.

Delmar Benjamin flying the Gee Bee R2 Replica.

Gee Bee Model "R2" Replica.

Gee Bee Model "Z" Replica.

Gee Bee Model "Y" Replica.

Gee Bee R2.

Gee Bee Model "E" Replica.


Gee Bee Model "Y" in flight. Replica.

(R6H)Designed and manufactured by GMD of Springfield, Mass. (Granville, Miller and de Lackner)It was entered in the 1936 Thompson Trophy Race not by any of the Granvilles but by Lee Miles and Leon Atwood with the permission of the plane's owner, Miss Cochran;it was originally designed for the MacRobertson race to Australia.Pilot Miles had to drop out of the race with engine trouble..

Gee Bee Model "R1" (transparent view.

Gee Bee Model R2, computer graphic,created by:Rhichard Adamonis.

Gee Bee Model R2

Lowell Bayles and the Gee Bee Model Z

New England Air Museum's: Gee Bee Model A.(New England Air Museum Photo)

Gee Bee R2 Replica.(Photo taken and donated by Scott Mr. Brener)

Gee Bee R2 Replica.(Photo taken and donated by Mr.Scott Brener)

Gee Bee R2 Replica.(Photo taken and donated by Mr.Scott Brener)


Gee Bee Long Tail.


Gee Bee Model "Z" in flight. Note that the #7 was not yet painted on the aircraft yet.(click picture for a larger view).


New England Air Museum's: Gee Bee Model R1 replica.(New England Air Museum Photo)


The following Gee Bee photos were generously donated by: Kaye Woods and her sister, Ellen Milbrath. The photos were taken by their Father, Mr. William Anderson at the 1931 and 1932 Cleveland Air Races.

Lowell Bales and the Gee Bee Model "Z" Super Sporster.Winner of the 1931 Thompson Trophy race at 236.39 miles for 100 miles. .


Gee Bee Model "Z" Super Sporster.Winner of the 1931 Thompson Trophy race at 236.39 miles for 100 miles. piloted by Lowell Bales. .


Gee Bee Model "Y" Senior Sportster.Took first place in the women's "Free For All" at 187 mph.


Gee Bee Model "R2" Supersporster.Flown by Lee Gehlbach, took fith place in the Thompson Trophy race at 222.098 MPH. 1932


The famousGee Bee Model "R1" Supersporster and it's Pilot Jimmy Doolittle.1932


Gee Bee Model "R1" Supersporster.The worlds fastest land plane in 1932.


Gee Bee Model "R1" Supersporster.Powered by a P&W Wasp Sr at 740 hp, James Doolittle's average speed was 296.287 MPH over a 3 kilometer course, fastest lap was 309.040 MPH. Thompson Trophy winner(10 laps over a 10 mile course)Average 252.686 MPH. 1932.


Two Champions .


The following Gee Bee Model C photos were generously donated by: Mr. David Jackson.

Gee Bee Model "C"(click picture for a larger view)Picture provided by Mr. David Jackson.


Gee Bee Model "C" (click picture for a larger view)Picture provided by Mr. David Jackson.


Gee Bee Model "C" with modified vertical fin and rudder.(click picture for a larger view)Pictuer provided by Mr. David Jackson.


Gee Bee Model "C" with modified vertical fin and rudder.(click picture for a larger view)Pictuer provided by Mr. David Jackson.


The following Gee Bee photos were generously donated by: Michael L. Johnson. The photos were taken Sept 1, 2001 by Michael at the Cleveland AirShow(Burke Lakefront Airport).











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