Gerry Yarrish

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 by

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 1 Comment by

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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MAN @ Top Gun — Day one with Gerry

Apr 27, 2016 No Comments by

Amazing weather, beautiful planes and lots of scale action to view. Here are just some of the airplanes flying on day one at Top Gun.        

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Get ready for fun-fly season!

Apr 26, 2016 6 Comments by

For almost forever, RC model clubs have cooked up all sorts of ideas to keep their members interested in attending flying-field events. These outings bring the members and their families together and promote the growth of the hobby—and the club—while offering some weekend summertime fun! Thus, the fun-fly was born. (Above) Typical Sportsman and Intermediate [...]

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Today in Aviation History: 74 years ago today, we salute the Doolittle Raiders

Apr 18, 2016 No Comments

Jimmy Doolittle led 16 B-25 Mitchell Bombers off the deck of the aircraft carrier Hornet (CV-8).  Admiral Halsey commanded Task Force 16.  Excerpt from The Air Force Story (a series of films ordered made by General of the Air Force Hap Arnold).  This is placed here in memory of Colonel Travis Hoover, my C.O. at [...]

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Fabric Covering for RC Airplanes — Video How To

Apr 15, 2016 10 Comments

During my recent workshop Build-along for the 1/4-scale Sopwith Camel project, went into detail on the fabric covering process. The response from all of you was impressive and many of you wanted more specific information on the proper use of Scale Stits Fabric and Poly Tak adhesive. So, I broke out the video camera in the workshop and [...]

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