Toledo Show 2014 Competition Models Photo Gallery
Fly RC Staff
May 12, 2014
The 2014 Weak Signals Show in Toledo, Ohio left spectators in awe, especially when looking at all the fantastic models that were on display for the competition. Please take a look at this photo gallery which pays tribute to the many talented modelers that proudly displayed their models this year.
Though it may look like it’s the real thing, fit for carrier duty, this SBD 5 Dauntless is a model that was built by Dave Asman of Sterling Heights, MI
This true to scale B-17 F was built by Cal Branton of Woodbury, MN.
The highly identifiable markings of this Harvard Mk 1V are brought to you by builder Peter Howe of Burlington, Ontario Canada.
The sleek styling of this BAE Hawk jet fighter are courtesy of builder Roy Maynard of Eden Prairie, MN.
Builder Paul Sousa of Windsor, Ontario Canada perfectly replicates the scale detail of the real thing in his F84G Thunderjet model.
Just begging for some thermals, builder Tom Scully of Cadiz, KY presented his Nostalgia/R.E.S. sailplane.
The futuristic looks of this “Trix” slope glider are brought to you by builder John C. Hoover of Keego Harbor, MI.
Slow and low doesn’t quite apply to this polyhedral beauty. It’s a Zaic Floater from builder Larry Latowski from Battle Creek, MI.
Aerobatics and high speeds are the name of the game when it comes to the Proteus from builder Mark Atwood of Aurora, OH.
3 cylinder power of days gone by are brought to mind when viewing this Sausewind from builder Keith Shaw of Ann Arbor, MI.
Going fast old school style is the name of the game with this Goldberg Shoestring from builder Daniel Lee Grotzinger of Indianapolis, IN.
The classic lines of this Tri-Squire from builder Charles Chomos of Burlington, Ontario Canada really stand out. The transmitter’s not shabby either!
The eye-catching wood finish of this Riley Model B from builder Chuck Gratner of Pittsburgh, PA really stands out.
Builder George Bassett of South Bend, IN was proud to present his beautifully finished 1941 BC Taylorcraft.
Holy wingspan Batman! This Exactly RC Duration was presented by builder Joe Makina of Utica, OH.
Scale detail at its finest from the full crew right on down to the helmets for the commander and turret gunner help this 1/16 Tiger 1 Scale Tank stand out from builder Doug Wolfe of West Blomfield, MI.
Urban Warfare is what it’s all about with builder Robert Smith Jr. of Walbridge, OH and his Axial SCX10 and Exo Terra vehicles.
Straight from the early days of the Luftwaffe comes this rendering of the Focke Wulf F47-D from builder Andy Latowski of Battle Creek, MI.
This kit built Vario EC145 from builder Bob Harris of Farham, VA took top honors in the helicopter category.
From the Gatling gun to the serpent paint scheme, this AH-1F Cobra helicopter from builder Bradley Jared of Cincinnati, OH just screams aggressive.
This rendering of the uniquely designed Kaman HH-43 Huskie is brought to you by builder Jim Ryan of Cincinnati, OH.
Builder Roy Maynard of Eden Prairie, MN also took top honors in the best finish paint category with his BAE Hawk.
The graceful lines and gorgeous trim scheme of this Cessna 150 Aerobat are brought to you by builder Robert Benson of Mansfield, OH.
This five cylinder beauty is an Alexander Eaglerock from builder Gerald A. Sanderson of Roeland Park, KS.
Let this Douglas C-133A Cargomaster from builder George Maiorana of Sterling Heights, MI do the heavy lifting.
The unique push and pull prop design of this Cessna Skymaster is from builder John Boyko of Franklin, OH.
Classic warbird stylings on this Ryan Fireball FR-1 from builder Hal Parenti of Westchester, IL.
The scale detail of this miniature rendering of the colossal 378 foot USCG Cutter 715 from builder Ronald Kochensparger of Port Clinton, OH is amazing.
Builder Jeff Kipfer of Waterloo, Ontario adopted this RAF Airsea rescue Launch model for service in the RCAF.
Builder Michael Toole of Mount Joy, PA presents his Civil War Era ironclad gunboat USS Pittsburgh.
Speed is the key for this Sanger Ski Boat from builder Mike Aniol of Wayne MI. This model took top honors in the pleasure boat category.
The all wood construction of this 80″ Trawler Yacht from builder Tim Martin of Toledo, OH is simply astounding.
A miniature version of Indiana Jones would be proud to slice through the piazzas of Venice in this 1953 Century Sea Maid 18′ brought to you by builder Gait Barr of Bloomfield Township, MI.