TOP GUN 2013
by Bob Violett
Always a challenging experience, Top Gun
2013 was no exception. Some of us flew 2 events,
helping our buddies with their entries, and participated
in the airshow. This level of activity interfered
with our ability to stage models and pilots for photos,
so we are asking for some help. We will add to the
photo gallery as we receive pictures of BVM and
As you can see from the event "results" the BVM supported products scored
well. Top Gun is a one of a kind, very competitive
scale event that is appreciated by competitors,
sponsors, and thousands of model airplane enthusiasts.
This 25th anniversary event was truly international with competitors from a
Our thanks to Frank Tiano and key sponsors like Pacer, Model Airplane
News, and Kapinsky Hotels. Chief Judges Bill
Holland and John Smith and their staff
administer the scoring system.
best ever Top Gun coverage and some history of the event
see Model Airplane News, Volume 141 Number 8 August 2013.
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