Latest News Top Gun Live coverage Last weekend, Debra Cleghorn and Gerry Yarrish traveled down to Lakeland, FL to cover the Top Gun Scale Invitational. They were on the flightline for interviews with the builders, up-close details and in-the-air videos. Check out ModelAirplaneNews.com for their complete coverage and marvel at the great detail that goes […]
What more need be said?! Each of these multi-wing beauties looked and flew great! Above is the cockpit detail of the Glenn Torrance Models 1/3-scale Fokker D-VII that won 1st place in Team Scale. Flown by the team of Tom Kosewski (pilot) and Glenn Torrance (builder), this amazing WW1 German fighter was detailed inside and […]
The ever present Dave Johnson is caught wrenching on his very successful Albatros D.V. Except for a less than perfect landing, Dave doing pretty good here at the Paradise Field version of Top Gun. Will be interesting to see where he places this year!
Dave Wigley’s Wyvern has a 100cc gas engine and it turns a 3-blade prop. There is a dummy scale (non-powered) second counter-rotating set of props mounted in front of the powered set and it sounds like an amazing warbird when it flies by! Awesome Dave!!! The torpedo drop is cool too!
If you don’t know what an F-111 is, this is going to be a real treat! It is one of the first USAF aircraft with sweep wing geometry and the full size was also used in Desert Storm. A long history of amazing service. This impressive RC F-111 was flown by Ray Johns and by the talented […]
Placing 8th in Pro-Am/Pro Brian O’Meara flew this great looking F-model F-84. This is the first jet Brian have flown in competition and he had well over 100 flights on the model before attending Top Gun. From the “Phantasy In Blue” the swept wing Thunderjet is powered by a Jetcat 200 turbine and is painted in […]
Outnumbering the planes and people here at Top Gun are these March flies, aka “lovebugs.” According to an internet source, lovebugs are actually beneficial to the Gulf Coast, where theymostly live, because as larvae they eat other detrimental insects and as adults eat only nectar. And although they don’t sting or bite, they are hugely annoying because […]
Without the people, there is no Top Gun!!! Ana and Eduardo Estevez at the flightline Friday Static detail and Outline Judges Lee Henderson and Bob Curry. Craftsmanship judge Rich Uravitch far right. Dave Johnson (AKA Albatros Pilot) and Hobbico design and development manager. TEAM Glenn Torrance Models Dave Wigley with his amazing Westland Wyvern S4 […]
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