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TopGuitar tells the story of the Flying V

How was the shape of one of the world’s most recognizable guitars, the Flying V, born?

It’s one of the most unique electric guitar shapes that served as a base for countless artist signature models and numerous variations from different guitar companies. If you want to know the origin of the Flying V, you must go back to 1957 Kalamazoo, Michigan, where Gibson headquarters was located. Join our trip back in time with an article by Mikolaj Sluzewski in the June edition of TopGuitar magazine (6/2013).



Published since 2005 as a printed magazine, TopGuitar is a magazine of opinion for professional and amateur musicians. Since 2020 on a digital platform. Contain reviews of various guitar-related musical gear, interviews and original articles on world’s most popular artists, music reviews, event reports, guitar workshops and tips, the latest products and artist news. The Editor-in-Chief is Dr. Dariusz Domanski, a guitarist and academic teacher, doctor of musical arts.