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Top Gun 2005

Mar 19, 2012 No Comments by

HOSTED BY THE IMPERIAL RC CLUB at the Lakeland Linder Airport, Top Gun 2005 was held on April 27 to May 1. This year’s Scale Invitational played host to 101 registered pilots, many of whom debuted never-before-seen aircraft. Contestants came from all points of the compass, including many international attendees to see who was the [...]

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Top Gun 2004

Mar 18, 2012 No Comments by

Held from April 28 through May 2, Top Gun 2004 was a grand showcase for some of the most impressive scale aircraft from around the world. Contestants from all over the country as well as from Argentina, Brazil, England, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Venezuela made this year’s scale invitational truly an international event. Top [...]

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Top Gun 2003

Mar 17, 2012 No Comments by

When you hear the words “Top Gun,” you think of someone who is the very best at what he does: banging away at the target aircraft. But Top Gun is also a scale contest at which the very best scale RC builders and fliers from all over the country-and the world-come to do battle. Not [...]

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Top Gun 2002

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments by

For Top Gun participants. 2002 will henceforth be known as the year of change-impressive changes in both location and in the lineup of talented modelers invited to take part in this prestigious competition. The biggest change was the event’s relocation from the West Palm Beach polo grounds to the Lakeland Under regional airport in Lakeland. [...]

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Top Gun 2001

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments by

The 13th annual Top Gun Scale Invitational, held April 25 to April 29, 2001, was attended by 67 of the best scale modelers from the U.S and around the world. This year, as always, Model Airplane News teamed up with Pacer Technology (the Zap Gang) as the primary sponsors of the famous West Palm Beach, [...]

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Top Gun 2000

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments by

Each year in the last week of April, more than 60 top RC scale builders and pilots gather in West Palm Beach, FL, to compete at the most prestigious scale event in the country—the Top Gun Invitational. In its 12th year, it is a grand experience, and simply to be invited—let alone place in this [...]

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Top Gun 1999

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments

The 11th annual Top Gun Invitational, attended by thousands, was a grand spectacle; an opportunity to behold the finest technology in scale modeling, and a warm meeting place for those who have distinguished themselves in one of the most prestigious segments of the sport of radio control. The weather was sunny and warm, and the [...]

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Top Gun 1998

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments

IF IT’S THE month of April and you’re in West Palm I Beach, FL, and there are dozens of beautiful scale I model aircraft all around, where would you be? If you answered anything other than the Top Gun scale extravaganza, I suggest you haven’t been reading enough model airplane magazines. Sponsored by Pacer Technology* [...]

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Top Gun 1997

Mar 15, 2012 No Comments

TOP GUN! For most of humanity. Top Gun is a place called Miramar. where Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer por­ trayed brash, young Navy fighter pilots learning to be good air-to-air combat pilots and possibly gain a bit of humility in the process. To most modelers, however. Top Gun is an event held in Florida where [...]

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Top Gun 1996

Mar 15, 2012 1 Comment

Held In Florida at the fabulous West Palm Beach polo grounds. Top Gun ’96 brought together 62 contestants from the U.S, Canada, Germany, Venezuela and Brazil. The challenge? Becoming the Top Gun.  The April 25 to 28 event was the eighth scale invitational and the sixth held in Florida. With thousands of dollars in prize [...]

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