This purchase includes a model of the Gee Bee Model R1 racer. Color, specular, and bump maps have been included.
Detailed textures are provided including diffuse, bump, specular, reflective. Maximum dimension of textures are 4096 pixels.
The Gee Bee Model R was a racing aircraft built by the Granville Brothers Aircraft Company of Springfield, Massachusetts. Two model R planes were built. One as the R1 (R-1) and the R2 (R-2). They were built as successors of the previous year's Gee Bee Model Z. The R-1 won the 1932 Thompson Trophy race, piloted by Jimmy Doolittle. In the Shell Speed Race he set a world land speed record of 296 mph. The R-1 later crashed killing its pilot (Russell Boardman) after a stall. It was repaired only to crash on two more occasions killing yet another pilot. The R-2 took part in a few races as well.