Top Gun — Final Standings.

May 07, 2014 3 Comments by

Wow! Top Gun 2014 was certainly one for the record books! Fighting the weather and a compressed flight order, the pilots of Top Gun were truly in a “Fly or Go Home” situation! Very exciting! Here are the final stats showing the winners and placers of each category down to 5th place. Did your favorite pilot and plane win? Check it out…

Class

Place Name                        Plane                                    Static Score        Final Score

Masters

1. Dave Ribbe,                   MiG-15                                    98.250                   191.875

2. Dave Wigley,                Bristol Beaufighter                97.333                   190.958

3. Bob Violett,                   Lockheed F-80                      95.000                   187.000

4. Rich Feroldi,                  Albatros                                  96.250                    185.250

5. John Boyko,                   Cessna Skymaster                 94.917                    183.042

Expert

1. Jack Diaz,                        Fouga Magister                     97.167                    190.917

2. Scott Harris,                   F-86 Sabre Jet                       96.083                    189.083

3. Peter Goldsmith,        F-104 Starfighter                      96.333                    189.083

4. Scott Miller,                  MiG-15BIS                                95.667                    188.667

5. Rod Snyder,                   F-100D Super Sabre               97.750                   187.875

Team

1. Graeme Mears / Ali Machinchy,           T-33 T-Bird          98.583                    194.458

2. Phil Noel / Rei Gonzalez,                         F-84F                     94.667                    191.167

3. Mike Grady / Dustin Buescher,             MiG 15 BIS           92.750                   188.750

4. T01 Robert Rullie / Mitch Buckley,      ME-262                 91.167                    186.042

5. T09 David Asman / Dave Pinegar,   Douglas Dauntless    96.083                   185.958

Unlimited

1. Best in the West /Ali Machinchy,      Grumman Cougar    94.250                   189.625

2. Team Bihrle / David Hayes,                Rockwell Thrush      96.667                    189.542

3. Team Aerosports / Rod Snyder           F-100D                     95.583                    187.958

4. P.A.U. Unlimited / Curtis Switzer,       Extra 300 SP        89.833                    185.458

5. Scale Blazers / Jason Bauer,                   F-15C Eagle         93.583                   184.958

Pro-Am Jet

1. Jack Diaz                         Grumman F9F Cougar                    119.688

2. Franco DiMauro           T-33  T-Bird                                         119.188

3. Peter Goldsmith          Grumman F9F Cougar                        119.125

4. Gerardo Diaz                F-100 Super Sabre                               119.000

5. Dustin Buescher          F-104 Starfighter                                  119.000

Pro-Am Prop                     

1. Mike Barbee,                Piper J-3 Cub                                         121.188

2. Dino DiGiorgio,            F4U Corsair                                          118.875

3. Eduardo Esteves,         PT-19                                                      117.250

4. P.J. Ash,                          Zero                                                        115.813

5. Sean Curry,                     P-51 Mustang                                       115.313

Pro-Am Sportsman

1. Masakazu Oiwa,          Zero Type 21                                            119.500

2. Pedro Sanchez,            P-47 Thunderbolt                                   119.438

3. Boli Muentes,               T-27A Tucano                                          118.875

4. Jason Bauer,                  F-16 Fighting Falcon                            117.688

5. RJ Gonzalez,                  Mig-15                                                     117.500

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3 Responses to “Top Gun — Final Standings.”

  1. jim mcglynn says:

    What happened to the Russian yak 130.

  2. Harry Keel says:

    Wow, looks like the year of the jets this time!

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