Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 96 pages, 9 × 8.25 × 0.25 in
Published: October 4, 1993
Publisher: MBI Publishing Company
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 087938820X
ISBN - 13: 9780879388201
About the Book
Motorbooks International's Entusait Color Series books are naturals for establishing collections or helping your customers find that special book on their favorite subject. Each book represents 80 color photos plus historic text written from a uniquely American perspective in an attractive format. All this and a terrific value to boot! The inside story of the re-creation of the Gee Bee R-2 replica -- written an photographed by the men who designed and built it. This star of air shows is followed from re-creating the original plans through all stages of construction. On its first test flights, wowing the crowds at Oshkosh and other air shows. Performing aerobatics, low-level inverted passes, and knife-edge passes -- all of which the original was supposedly too unstable to do! An in-depth examination that debunks a few myths, reveals new details, and points out all the features and details of the stubby legend of the 1930s air faces. Features all original photography.
From the Publisher
Here''s the inside story of the creation of the Gee Bee R-2 replica, written and photographed by the men who designed and built it. This star of air shows is followed from re-creating the original plans through all stages of construction; on its first test flights; and wowing the crowds at Oshkosh and other air shows. Packed with original color photography.