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Ron Colombo of Dearborn, Mich., battles Don Jensen of Pomona, Calif., in the championship final at the 38th annual Bladder Grabber fast combat tournament on Aug. 7. Colombo won, taking his third straight Grabber championship. Flying Lines photo.
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Northwest control-line news headlines
Read Gene Pape's second Miscellaneous Stuff; the February 2016 article is on covering the Demon, fun with combat, and ASP engines
Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 report and photo gallery See article >>
<< Combat Graffiti 2016 promo See article in Combat section
Approved! Rule change clarifies Sport 40 Navy Carrier carburetor specification See article in Northwest Rules section
January 2016 edition of Northwest Speed Flyer newsletter available for download in Speed section
2016 Polar Bear Fun Fly starts the B.C. year off cold See article
Cox, Rush share 2015 Competitor of Year title See article on NW Standings page
2016 Postal Carrier Contest scheduled See article in Navy Carrier section
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Flying Lines -- Daily News of Northwest Control-Line model aviation
Editor: John Thompson --- Associate Editor: Mike Hazel
This page was upated Aug. 9, 2016
This vintage control-line cartoon is from the Tom Wilk collection, which is available on CD. See Flying Flea Market for ordering details.