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 This is the 2024 version of Alan Resinger's Rare Bear for Precision Aerobatics. Alan, of Delta, B.C., says the plane has a 60.5-inch wingspan, 680 square inches, and is powered by a Plettenberg 15-22 electric motor, pulled by an Igor Burger 12x5 propeller. Electricity is supplied by a Thunder Power six-cell 2800 Lipo battery or a homemade six-cell 2800 Li-ion battery. With Randolf butyrate dope finish, flying weight is 68.5 oz. (66.5 oz. with the Li-ion battery). Alan Resinger photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! 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

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

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

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

New! Read NCLRA February 2024 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

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

Prominent Oregon modeler Dave Shrum dies See obituary >>

<< 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 >>

Read NCLRA December 2023 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

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