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  1. Stick and Tissue Scale at Top Gun - Free Flight Takes WingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    I tradition for the world's greatest RC scale event-Top Gun, the free flight models again took flight at the 2017 Scale Invitational at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL. This year the Top Gun Mass Launch , drew several beautiful hand-crafted entries and awards were given to the winners for "Duration" and for "Craftsmanship".

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  2. Two Time Mr. Top Gun winner, Jack Diaz and his Fouga MagisterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    For the second time, Jack Diaz flying his 1/4.5 scale Fouga Magister, earned the title of Mr. Top Gun at the 2017 Scale Invitations at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL. Jack first took the title in 2015 and again, as last time, Jack also earned the 1st place slot in the Expert class.

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  3. Top Gun Snapshots - Great Pix from the FlightlineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    We're very excited for 2017 Mr. Top Gun winner Jack Diaz, but there were a whole lot of other amazing airplanes at this year's Scale Invitational in Lakeland, FL. Check out these great shots from Top Gun photographers and competitors, David Hart, Barry Vaught, Rich Uravitch, Sean Curry and Ray Lebonte.

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  4. 60 plus Photos from Florida Jets - Some extra highlights that did not get into the article.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    Long time MAN contributor and expert RC Jet enthusiast Rich Uravitch went to Paradise Field in Lakeland Florida to cover all the action for us at the 2017 Florida Jets event. Rich's article is published in the upcoming July issue of MAN and even though we printed a lot of excited images in his report, there were lots more that we did not have the room for.

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  5. Top Gun Video Interview from Warbird AlleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    Without a doubt, the most popular tent this year at Top Gun belonged to P.J. Ash. P.J. is the motivator behind the Warbird Alley gang, and Warbird Alley is the watering hole at the Top Gun flightline! It's also where the MAN crew set up our home base! This year, P.J. had three huge tents to house all the models and support equipment for the gang.

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  6. Road to Top Gun - Jamie Fiffles' Chance Vought F4U CorsairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    Jaime Fiffles is once again making his trek from Los Angeles to Lakeland FL to compete at Top Gun. This year he will be flying in Expert with his 1/4-scale F4U Corsair which spans 122 inches.

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  7. Road to Top Gun - Jamie Fiffles' Chance Vought F4U CorsairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    Jaime Fiffles is once again making his trek from Los Angeles to Lakeland FL to compete at Top Gun. This year he will be flying in Expert with his 1/4-scale F4U Corsair which spans 122 inches.

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  8. Bill Holland and his Amazing Half-Scale Fokker TriplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    Many scale competitors who've flown at Top Gun, know Bill Holland as the Chief Judge for the scale invitation, but he is also a very accomplished and experienced scale model builder and flyer. His newest project is this amazing 50% scale Fokker Dr.1 Triplane and it is a work of RC art! Bill enlarged Glenn Torrance 1/3-scale plans increasing them to 1/2 scale and Glen then provided a very a short kit of ribs, cowling and metal components.

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  9. Road to Top Gun - Mike Gatwood's Convair CV-440 / VT-29BRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Model Airplane News

    Wow! It's had to believe but it that time again to start sharing our information on the newest contestants planning to compete at the 2017 Top Gun Scale Invitational help at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL. Hosted by Frank Tiano, this year's competition kicks off on the week of May 1 through 7. As always, our "Road to Top Gun" posts and article will help heat up the excitement by highlighting the many pilots and their amazing aircraft all hoping to earn the title "Mr. Top Gun.

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  10. MAN Flightline Flicks: Near Perfect T-33 Shooting Star InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Model Airplane News

    This Blast from the Past comes from the Top Gun event at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL. Featuring longtime MAN contributor Rich Uravitch interviewing builder Graeme Mears and aircraft pilot and owner Ali Machinchy with their impressive T-33 Shooting Star.

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  11. MAN Flightline Flicks - Near Perfect T-33 Shooting Star - Video InterviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Model Airplane News

    This Blast from the Past comes from the Top Gun event at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL. Featuring longtime MAN contributor Rich Uravitch interviewing builder Graeme Mears and aircraft pilot and owner Ali Machinchy with their impressive T-33 Shooting Star.

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  12. 12 O'clock High Video - Flightline Action and HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Model Airplane News

    If you like warbirds and giant scale RC planes, the 12'Oclock High event is the place to be. Our event report is coming up soon in the next issue of MAN and we had our own long time contributor Rich Uravitch on scene covering all the action for the magazine.

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  13. MAN at Work! 12 O'clock High RC event with Rich UravitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Model Airplane News

    MAN at work is an old slogan we use for when ever we have a contributor or editor on sight somewhere reporting on an event of happening that out readers will like. This past week, the popular 12 O'clock High fly in event was in full swing at Frank Tiano's impressive Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL.

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  14. From the Workbench - Repairing a Landing Gear Sub-WingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Model Airplane News

    Last year, I was fortunate enough to compete at Top Gun in Lakeland, Florida with my 1/3-scale Fokker Triplane. Unfortunately, during one of my flights, I suffered a dead-stick and had to bring the big triplane down into the rough to the south of the main runway.

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  15. Turbine Powered Biplane - Best of Both Worlds?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Model Airplane News

    You just never know what you are going to find on the flightline at the annual Florida Jets event in Lakeland Florida. Hosted by Frank Tiano the father of the Top Gun Scale Invitational, Florida Jets brings together the cream of the crop from the Jet and turbine engine industries! Model Airplane News contributor Rich Uravitch was on scene and he covered the event for our upcoming July 2013 issue.

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