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2023 Top Gun Renewal

Time to renew your Top Gun Dues!   Dues remain the same for the 2023 season:  $50.00 and $5.00 for all other members.    Great news for Pilots - if your Compliance Status comes up Compliant, you do NOT have to upload any new information unless you have a new balloon for next year!  If it says Non-Compliant, please upload the...

November Top Gun – Ian Whitling

It was a sporty two days.  We had elbows, some high wind take offs and landings, hound and the hare, and had to throw a marker into a Unicorn.   Event Director Jonathan Wright pulled out all the stops and provided great competition.   At the end of the weekend, Ian Whitling, Shawn Speicher, and Natasha Stanke took the first three spots. ...

Nov. Event – The Elbow!

We had 17 pilots register for the weekend's two day event Nov. 19th and 20th.    14 pilots signed in and 7 pilots flew!   7 did not fly.  Jonathan Wright called the tasks which included last minute changes, gravity drops, and an Elbow Task!  A fun set of tasks.   Scores are coming out now and available on the Standings Page!

Top Gun Board Meeting Highlights

Happy October from Top Gun!   Fiesta is over, the weather is perfect, and we had our board meeting last night.  It was a great meeting, and we discussed some important issues to Top Gun for the remainder of the year and setting groundwork for our 2023 season.   Here are some of the highlights from last night’s meeting:   Mezz took 7th at Fiesta and...

September Top Gun: Kelly Price

Thanks to Natasha Stanke for being our ED and putting out some great challenging tasks! Only six pilots competed, and our Top Gun VP Kelly Price took 1st place! Six pilots flew making it a legitimate event, however, only 3 were HACD memberships, so the competition didn't count for their scores. This is one...

August Top Gun Keith Takach

Our two-day August Event became a one-day event due to rain on Saturday.  Sunday turned into a beautiful morning with light and variable winds that had a way of moving you away from that X.   Except for one pilot, Keith Takach who scored 1000, 1000, and 972 points for almost a perfect score!   Nobody scored on the Double Drop.   ...