Gee Bee Model D Sportster
This model represents Gee Bee no. NC11043 and was designed by scaling-up the plans from the Coverite kit, then adapting the structure to the needs of the larger scale.
Structure: Fuselage is based on a balsa sheet box with external stringers fabric covered. Wings have balsa ribs and spruce spars. The covering is doped nylon.
Flying characteristics: Fast and aerobatic at full throttle, this model is is an excellent flyer.
Current status: Believed to be stored pending restoration to fly with a new owner.
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