Ray_Stits_Aircraft
San Diego, California History
The Bee Aviation Associates (Bee Craft) Trio
Wee Bee, Honey Bee, and Queen Bee
The Wee Bee, once the World's smallest and lightest aircraft. The first two are
version 1 with version 2 on the right. The color
Wee Bee pictures shown below are
that of a flyable reproduction of version 2, which can be seen on display at the
San Diego, California Air & Space Museum.




Pictures taken by
Richard Fraser
 
The  Bee Aviation Associates (BeeCraft) Vee- tailed Honey Bee



Courtesy of the
San Diego Air & Space
Museum.

Honey  Bee , s/n 2 built by Robert Guttmann shown below.
FAA registered  NC8697R.
The only currently flying
Honey Bee in the world
Excellent construction.
Robert is now building
an 85 h.p.(with starter)
Honey Bee with
removable wings
Photo above is of the Vee
Tail mixer control (rudder  
and elevator)


Thanks for the photos of your wonderful
Honey Bee Robert
Copyright © 2000- 2014 by Richard W. Fraser  All Rights Reserved
Exclusive Photos of the Queen Bee
Coutersy of the
San Diego Air & Space Museum
A 3 - View Drawing of the WeeBee.
Coutersy of the
San Diego Air & Space Museum
A Honey Bee Ultralight concept designed around Ray Stits chromolly tube frame
construction with fabric covering and the BeeCraft all aluminum full cantliver wing.
Shown next to a 6 foot tall person
L.H. Side View
Honey Bee N90859 is assigned to its new owner;
The San Diego Air & Space Museum. It is
scheduled for restoration, back home in San
Diego, CA where it was originally built.

Serial Number :   1
Type Registration: Individual (designed, buit and
previously owned by Walt Mooney)

Manufacturer Name  BEE AVIATION   
Certificate Issue Date  None  
Model  HONEY BEE   
Type Aircraft  Fixed Wing Single-Engine  Type
Engine  reciprocating  
Pending Number Change: None  Dealer:  No  
Date Change Authorized: None   
Mode S Code  53110015  
MFR Year  1952   Fractional Owner  NO  
Bee Aviation Associates

FRASER AERO TECHNOLOGY COMPANY  
Photo of the original Wee Bee, in back, and
Queen Bee in the Old San Diego Air Museum
before an arson burned it down. Everything
was lost.
R.H. Door Side View
Front View
Top View
QueenBee in flight air to air color photo from Walter E. Mooney's collection.
QueenBee in flight air-to-air color photo from Walter E. Mooney's collection.
A thank you goes to Douglas Mooney in memory of his father
QueenBee in flight color photo from Walter E. Mooney's collection.
A thank you goes to Douglas Mooney in memory of his father
Walter E. Mooney