Hall “Bulldog”

$2.65

Not a Gee Bee aircraft, this unique gull-winged racer was designed and piloted by Granville Brothers Aircraft chief engineer Bob Hall.  Built at Bowles Airport in Agawam, MA, this aircraft finished 6th in the Thompson Trophy Race at the 1932 National Air Races in Cleveland OH.  Massachusetts set the world record- breaking  pace for racing aircraft design and development in the 1930’s.   Powered  by 550 hp Pratt & Whitney Wasp Junior.

Gee Bee Model Y, Senior Sportster

Winner, Aerol Trophy Race at 1931 National Air Races with Springfield, MA aviatrix Maude Tait at the controls.  A former schoolteacher, Ms Tait was the first woman to be granted a transport pilots license in New England.   The speedy Gee Bee Model Y outperformed military aircraft of the period with its big 450 hp Pratt & Whitney Wasp C engine.  Built at Springfield (MA) Airport.

Granville, Miller & deLackner Q.E.D.

The last Gee Bee racer.  Built at Springfield (MA) Airport for famed aviatrix Jacqueline Cochran to enter the 1934 London to Melbourne MacRobertson Air Race.  Because Ms. Cochran had been named Lucky Strike Girl of 1933, the ship was painted Lucky Strike Green with gold trim.  675 hp Pratt & Whitney Hornet powered.

Description

This high quality 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch notecard is printed on folded 20# textured ivory paper stock with original Tom Nallen sketch art on the front of the card and a brief aircraft history and specifications on the back.
The inside card is left blank for your written note or enclosures.

Additional information

Weight .5 oz
Dimensions 5.5 × 4.25 × .125 in
Single Notecard

4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch notecard, folded 20# textured ivory paper stock, Original Tom Nallen sketch art on front, Brief aircraft history and specifications on back, Inside card left blank for your written note(s)

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