Aircraft [Gere Sport]

George Gere, Designer

1933
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Maker and Role
George Gere, Designer
Production Date
1933
Description
1933 homebuilt design. Gere Sport biplane with single radial engine and twin blade propeller. Rib section and rib construction using spruce and plywood. "Turtledeck" general arrangement using formers of birch ply and spruce. Fixed undercarriage using large diameter air wheels instead of the usual shock struts. Power plant: Szekely. Propeller 60" wood, double-bladed. Single seat aircraft. The aircraft is painted red with white striping down each side of the fuselage. There are also white angled wedges painted on the tail rudder. The trailing edge of the wing has white markings. Written on the fuselage, under the open cockpit, is the designer's name in black - "Gere".
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood/Birch
Organic/Vegetal/Wood/Spruce
Organic/Vegetal/Wood/Plywood
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
GERE Painted
1933 GERE SPORT / BIPLANE Painted
Accession No
1982.749
Credit Line
George Gere. 1933. Aircraft [Gere Sport], 1982.749. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Maker
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