Gerry Yarrish

Mr. Top Gun’s new Bristol Beaufighter

Jul 15, 2012 9 Comments

You just never know what you will discover at the Warbirds over Delaware event and this year was no different. One of the most ambitious projects we discovered is the handiwork of three-time Top Gun Champion, David Wigley, a still-in-primer 1/5-scale Bristol Beaufighter. This amazing twin engine will be powered by a pair of 100cc gas [...]

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Mustangs at Warbirds over Delaware

Jul 14, 2012 1 Comment

Holy cow! By far this year, the magical P-51 Mustang was the most popular WW2 heavy metal fighter at the event! Many Top Flite 86 inch span giant scale ARFs and several larger ones were on constant patrols around the Lums Pond Aerodrome! Here’s just a few!  

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Warbirds over Delaware WW1 Gaggle Flight

Jul 14, 2012 2 Comments

Another amazing part of the whole WOD thing, is their extremely popular WW1 Gaggle Flight where as many WW1 airplanes takeoff in mass to get as many vintage warbirds into the air at the same time. Today in the Friday Gaggle, the number of dogfighting aviators was 33. An impressive number that would have been [...]

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Warbirds over Delaware Friday Highlights

Jul 13, 2012 2 Comments

Well, today was a sure winner and all the warbird pilots had a great time. The event started in ernest two days ago (Wednesday,) and the flightline was in constant action. Here are some of the shots I got today! More to come! Stay tuned

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My Hobby — My Job

Jul 12, 2012 No Comments

I stole this from Tom Polapink on Facebook! Nice!  

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The Latest from “Warbirds over Delaware 2012″

Jul 11, 2012 No Comments

Stay tuned! I’ll be posting and updating lots of photos and videos from this year’s amazing heavy metal warbird extravaganza!    

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Warbirds over Delaware! 1 day and counting…

Jul 11, 2012 No Comments

If you attending the 2012 WOD event, be sure to stop by and say hi… Gerry Yarrish will be onsite covering all the giant scale warbird action! Again this year, MAN is the event’s exclusive Media Sponsor so we’ll be covering the event and posting lots pix and videos here on the MAN site! Check [...]

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Workshop Build-along, Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair, Part 9

Jul 09, 2012 No Comments

The Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair ARF build is coming along nicely and we are nearing the Bent-Wing Warbird’s completion. This past weekend I finalized the engine installation as well as the fuel tank and ignition installations. Here’s how the project looks now. The instructions suggest a three-line fuel tank setup but I decided [...]

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