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RECEIVER-READY RECREATION OF THE 1932 THOMPSON TROPHY WINNER!


Designed by the Grenville Brothers, the original Gee Bee’s shape was intended to accommodate the Pratt & Whitney R-1340 engine – the largest and most powerful engine of its day. With Jimmy Doolittle in the cockpit, the Gee Bee won the prestigious 1932 Thompson Trophy race and set a world landplane speed record of 476 km/h (296 mph) in the Shell Speed Dash. ElectriFly has recreated this unique design using foam construction, with a brushless electric power system and 4 micro servos already in place. It’s ready for simple, fast, no-glue assembly — getting pilots to the field within minutes of radio and battery installation!

  • Preinstalled brushless motor, ESC and servos have been selected as the ideal electronics for this exciting model.
  • One-piece wing attaches with one screw under the hatch for easy transport.
  • Roomy interior makes battery pack changes easier and is accessible through a hatch that attaches with magnets.
  • AeroCell™ foam fuse is tough enough to take abuse, yet light enough for exciting electric flight — and has details like panel lines and vents molded-in (easy-to-install “flying wire” elastic cord is also included for added scale realism).
  • Wheel pants attach magnetically and “break away” without damage in the event of a hard landing.




Specifications:

Wingspan: 38.5 in (980 mm)

Wing Area: 241 in² (15.5 dm²)

Weight: 1.75 – 2.0 lb (790 – 910 g)

Wing Loading: 16.7 – 19.1 oz/ft² (51 – 58 g/dm²)

Length: 27 in (685 mm)

Requires: 4-channel radio and receiver; 2200mAh 3S 11.1V LiPo battery and compatible charger.

GPMA6020 Gee Bee R-1 EP Rx-R Retail: $219.99 Street: $159.99

The Gee Bee is available now.


Please visit our website electrifly.com to more information on the Gee Bee and to see all the fine items in the ElectriFly line.

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