Gee Bee Model E Sportster (oz2853)
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Gee Bee Model E Sportster. Radio control scale model racer.
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Gee Bee Model E Sportster
by Henry Haffke
Scale IC R/C LowWing Racer Civil Kit
formers incomplete :(
Found online 30/04/2012 at:
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User commentsI just got an old kit of this great racer from an RC plane show. It is the same plan as shown here. Since the kit is incomplete with parts, and does not come with the top and side view plans, building of this racer becomes a problem to make it right. If you would come across with the missing top and side view plans, I would much appropriate to seeing them.
hungpoon - 19/02/2013
The Coverite Gee Bee Model E kit only had one plan sheet. (there were no top or side view plans.) The kit is now made by Spirit of Yesteryear and has laser cut parts http://brodak.com/spirit-of-yesteryear-kits/gee-bee-e-rc.html
SpencerC - 02/06/2013
I built this kit. When I build, I always trace all the parts so I have templates in case I need to make repairs. If someone needs copies of some of the templates, I do have them available. Not the easiest kit to build. I got the kit from a beginner who had got in way over his experience level and he decided to let it go rather than even try building. Drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
BiplaneBuster - 14/01/2016
Here are some "in the bones" pictures of the Gee Bee Sportster Model E [see more pics 003, 004, 005, 006]. I started this in the spring when it was still cold and snowy. I just got back to it. It has been a very difficult build. One of my toughest. The one real problem I have with the build is the cowl. I mounted the engine at 90*. The cowl has seven cylinders. I never thought about it until it was too late. The engine should have been mounted at 107* to have the top cylinder of the cowl straight up. Mine is 13* off and since this will not be a show plane, I will live with it.
BiplaneBuster - 18/01/2016
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