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Debut Flight of Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome’s Spirit of St. Louis — with video

May 23, 2016 No Comments by

May 21, 2016, at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in Rhinebeck, NY, the most accurate replica of the 1927 Spirit of St. Louis flying today, took off in front of hundreds of well wishers, many dressed in period garb. Piloted by Ken Cassens, the aircraft has been under construction for decades and is a tribute to [...]

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New Build Project — 85-inch Douglas Skyraider

May 17, 2016 2 Comments by

It has been a while so I decided to get a little more serious about a new workshop project. My new build is going to be an 85 inch span version of Nick Ziroli’s 100-inch 1/6-scale Douglas Skyraider. Reduced 15%, the 85 inch version will be about the same size as the popular giant scale [...]

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Gerry’s Tricky Triplane at Top Gun

May 06, 2016 6 Comments by

I was extremely pleased with myself and with how well my big Triplane performed at my first ever Top Gun event. It had been several years since I flew in front of the judges so I tried to slow down and stay calm. I have to admit the butterflies in my belly were working overtime. [...]

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The MAN Team at Top Gun

May 06, 2016 1 Comment by

Well, the trip is done and the event is now in the history books, but the 2016 Top Gun scale Invitational was an amazing experience and to fun and exciting time to renew old friendships and to make new ones. This year, MAN editor Gerry Yarrish headed down to Lakeland, FL., early and started flying [...]

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Triplane Tricks at Top Gun

Apr 29, 2016 1 Comment by

Well, today on Friday, I posted my third flight round with my Fokker Triplane. Much better than yesterday when I suffered a deadstick in the middle of round 2. It turned out that the clunk and pickup line came undone in my gas tank! Small things matter. Anyway, after a repair and replumbing the gas [...]

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Top Gun Flightline Action

Apr 29, 2016 No Comments by

Well, the action here at Top Gun has been non-stop. The weather is very hot but with almost no wind at all, everyone is putting in great flights. From Civilian and WW1 to WW2 warbirds and Jets, the flightline is a constant bed or excitement! Here are just some of the great airplanes filling the [...]

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Warbirds from under the Warbirds Alley Tent

Apr 27, 2016 1 Comment

Day one was all Pro AM Sportsman flights so there were plenty of Warbirds to check out while waiting for your time to come up!        

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Top Gun — First Flight Success

Apr 27, 2016 2 Comments

After a long time on planning and repairing and adjusting, the Fokker Triplane performed perfectly at Top Gun. With 4-time Mr. Top Gun winner Dave Wigley as my caller, What did I have to worry about! Stay tuned for some flight shots coming soon. Engine running perfectly and the flight sequence all figured out, we [...]

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