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Dreamer. Radio control sport biplane model. Wingspan 38-1/2 in, wing area 576 sq in. Kit plan from Gee Bee.
Quote: "This distinctive bipe has a swept top wing and dihedraled bottom wing. The kit includes all special hardware, prebent cabane struts, wheel pants with exclusive 'Pant-lok' and nachine but parts. An aoutstrnding high-performance sport bipe. 38-1/2 in span, for .40 - 45 power, and 4 channels."
Note the Dreamer design was also published in Flying Models June 1972, see Dreamer (oz8161) listing, although the two plans do have some differences such as shape of rudder outline, also built-up vs sheet horizontal stab.
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User commentsThe plans for this Dreamer say “GB Line”. Could that be who made the kit?
Beazld - 12/01/2019
Just some info, this was kitted by Gee Bee, who also made the Mallard, Islander, Sea Hawk and a Tiger Moth. I built and flew the Sea Hawk. The amphibous planes used their blow moulded pontoons.
anon - 13/01/2019
Excellent, thanks. Have changed this listing now, to say from Gee Bee.
SteveWMD - 13/01/2019
Please accept these photos of the Gee Bee Dreamer biplane I built about 15 years ago or so from a GEE BEE line kit [more pics 003-006]. It, by far, was (the wings and the back half of the fuselage still is) my favorite airplane. It was powered by an Enya .40 TV from the early '80s. Covering was silk and dope. Originally it had an inverted PAW .40 in it but that was swapped to the Enya. After a major wreck, the nose was repaired to accept the Enya in a side mounted fashion and a cowl was built of balsa. You may notice the shock absorbing landing gear utilizing car shocks. Its demise occurred shortly after I replaced the Enya .40 with a first generation Fox .45 schnuerle engine with a reverse running crank. Gobs more power and reverse torque and "P" factor. I knew it would be short lived with that combo. I'll repair it some day! (It actually landed slower with the skis than the wheels which contributed to a few "dropped in" landings each spring!) The photos were taken by Dan Clune.
DougWeaver_Buffalo_NY - 21/01/2019
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