Museo Francisco Sarabia

Museo Francisco Sarabia

Calle Chihuahua, Zona Centro

35150 Ciudad Lerdo



+52 871 7254 322

Daily 10:00 – 20:00

Admission fee

Aircraft collection

Graville R-6H Gee Bee Q.E.D. XB-AKM, Museo Francisco Sarabia Durango, Mexico

XB-AKM Graville R-6H Gee Bee Q.E.D.

In the MacRobertson Trophy Air Race (London – Melbourne Air Race) 1934, the XB-AKM flew as NX14307 tail-number 46 with Miss J. Cochran and W. Smith Pratt (USA). Withdrew with malfunctioning flaps, after landing damage at Bucharest at the first day of the air race October 20, 1934.

The Granville R-6H was acquired by Fransisco Sarabia Tinoco and renamed El Conquistador del Cielo with registration XB-AKM. He made a record breaking flight from Mexico City to Whashington D.C. but crashed on the return flight.