Jim Kimball Enterprises Gee Bee Z replica
This is a full size, exact, replica of the Granville Brothers Gee Bee Model Z from 1931. The original airplane was victorious in 5 races at the 1931 National Air Races in Ohio after taking only 5 weeks and $5000.00 to construct. This replica was built over a 3.5 year period by Jeff Eicher and Kevin Kimball consuming nearly 6000 man hours of design and construction. The Aircraft in 1996 was part of the Fantasy of Flight colloection in Polk City, FL.