Gee Bee R2 Racer

From the sublime to the ridiculous! No, this is not ‘Photoshopped’ – this is a real aircraft. It is actually a replica of a 1930s Gee Bee Racer as used by Jimmy Doolittle. Designed by the Granville brothers, many of these aircraft crashed, killing their pilots. This replica was built¬† by Delmar Benjamin and photographed in Northern California during the annual Antique Aircraft Fly-in and Airshow at Watsonville which I attended for many years. Delmar carries out amazing airshow displays using this aircraft.

Gee Bee Racer

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