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Gee Bee Model-Y Senior Sportster – A sport-scale Golden Age Racer for electric power

Gee Bee Model-Y Senior Sportster - A sport-scale Golden Age Racer for electric power
When talking about Gee Bee Golden Age racers, many modelers envision the Granville Brothers’ big, round Model R-1—the fastest and deadliest plane of its day. Maybe a few would even know that Jimmy Doolittle flew it. Only a few diehard history buffs even know about the earlier Gee Bee versions. Many readers will be interested to know that back in the early days of aviation, there were several very successful female Gee Bee pilots, including...

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Gee Bee Model-Y Senior Sportster – A sport-scale Golden Age Racer for electric power

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