Gee Bee Model R

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The Gee Bee Model R is easily one of the most unusual airplanes ever to fly, the stumpy fuselage, tiny wings and huge diameter of the cowling were eye-catching to say the least. The Model R was built by the Granville Brothers Aircraft of Springfield, Massachusetts as an air racer, the unusual design was the result of 3 days testing at…

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Sopwith Camel

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This is the plane that was the Spitfire decades before the Spitfire first flew. The British designed and built Sopwith Camel was the most successful fighter plane of the First World War, it shot down 1,294 enemy aircraft with its twin, propeller synchronised machine guns.

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