Video of the Week: Radio-Controlled F-14


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Before we jump into this week’s “VOTW,” we’d like to thank Will, Derek, Larry, Brian, and a couple of other AVweb readers for pointing out that last week’s FLIR video was actually shot from a Gulfstream, not an F-16. Thanks to those who caught the commenter’s typo and gave us a chance to correct it.

This week, we ask the question, “Would Top Gun have been as much fun if Tom Cruise had an RC antenna instead of a stick?” Probably not – but it might have been more exciting than you think, as evidenced by this clip of a scale model radio-controlled F-14 posted on YouTube by mwtpt4270:

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