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Next Northwest control-line event: Stunt-a-Thon

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Walter Hicks' Evolution-powered biplane flies during Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 in Eagle Point, Ore. on Saturday, June 16. A full report and photos about the fun fly will be posted here shortly. Flying Lines photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines


<< New reporting added on Dan's CL modeling career! Northwest CL great Dan Rutherford dies See obituary

New! Speed legend John Newton dies
See obituary in Speed section >>

New! Lots of flying at Oregon Flying Fun No. 3
See article

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club June 2024 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download in NW Club News

New! Northwest CL competition standings updated with Northwest Regionals results

Updated! The 2024 Northwest Control-Line Regionals report and photo gallery See article >>

Hi-Low Landings newsletter 2024 Issue No. 3 newsletter in Navy Carrier section

<< 2024 Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up results and photos See article

Read NCLRA April 2024 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

Huge Dave Shrum collection highlights Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 See article

2024 Vintage Stunt Championships report by Dennis Nunes See article in Aerobatics section

Prominent Oregon modeler Dave Shrum dies See obituary >>

Orin Humphries' March 2024 Scale Matters column: LED lights and color perception, Koverall and rib stitching, turbulators, finishing resin surfacing, hotter glow plugs, and the last of the 4BK Carb notes in Regular Columns

Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club January-February 2024 Wolf Call newsletter available for download in NW Club News

Restoring Joe Dill's Ranger 3: See article in Walker on Stunt >>

Read NCLRA February 2024 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

<< Another Dennis Nunes Adventure Paint Masks and Tucson See article in Aerobatics section

Restoring a McFadden Creamsicle See article in Combat section

Orin Humphries' January 2024 Scale Matters column: Two-needle carburetors, the future, Stearman yellow in Regular Columns

Northwest greets 2024 in Portland with Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and Richmond with Polar Bear Fun Fly
See article

Back Issues project completed with January-February 2006, March-April 2006 and Final 2006 Flying Lines newsletters See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF All 215 print editions of Flying Lines newsletter from 1979 to 2006 are now available for download

Mike Hazel wins fourth Competitor of the Year title See article >>


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