Northwest Control-Line Competition Records

Northwest records listed below reflect the performance of Northwest-resident modelers in sanctioned competition. Records are compiled by Flying Lines. For more information, contact the editor.

The most recent updates to the records are:

  • Ken Burdick's raising of the F2D Proto Speed record at the 2017 Northwest Regionals. Ken's 105.84 mph flight eclipsed his own Northwest record of 104.3 mph set in Portland, Ore., on April 17, 2015.
  • Mike Potter's record in Northwest Sport 40 Carrier at the 2017 Northwest Regionals. Mike's score of 207.2 bettered his record of 202.5 set at the 2016 Northwest Regionals.
  • Chris Sackett's bump up of the Northwest B Proto Speed record at the Northwest Control-Line Speed Championships. Chris's speed of 113.09 mph eclipsed his 112.87 mph seet on Sept. 11, 2016, in Salem.
1/2-A Speed 123.35 Chuck Schuette 5/27/05 Albany, Ore.
A Speed 137.85 Kortness-Newkirk 9/6/08 Salem, Ore.
B Speed 162.98 Ken Kortness 4/18/08 Portland, Ore.
C Speed 176.57 Ken Burdick 5/26/12 Eugene, Ore.
D Speed 176.92 Ken Burdick 5/23/15 Roseburg, Ore.
Jet Speed 175.19 Ken Burdick 5/23/15 Roseburg, Ore.
 Formula 40 Speed 162.54 Marty Higgs 0/4/04 Richmond, B.C.
.21 Sport Speed 153.78 Loren Howard 9/18/99 Salem, Ore.
FAI Speed 184.1 Will Naemura 9/20/03 Muncie, Ind.
1/2-A Profile Proto 92.55 Don McKay 4/3/11 Salem, Ore.
.21 Proto Speed 127.52 Chris Sackett 4/20/12 Portland, Ore.
NW Sport Jet Speed 159.37 Jim Booker 6/29/13 Salem, Ore.
F2D Proto Speed 105.84 Ken Burdick 5/27/17 Roseburg, Ore.
NW B Proto Speed 113.09 Chris Sackett 9/23/17 Salem, Ore.
Mouse Race I – 50-lap 2:36 Todd Ryan 5/29/10 Eugene, Ore.
Mouse Race I – 100-lap 5:03 Todd Ryan 5/29/10 Eugene, Ore.
Mouse Race II – 70-lap Vacant
Mouse Race II – 140-lap Vacant
AMA Scale Race – 70-lap Vacant
AMA Scale Race – 140-lap Vacant
Slow Rat Race – 70-lap Vacant
Slow Rat Race – 140-lap Vacant
NCLRA Super Slow Rat Race – 100 lap 6:05.89 Todd Ryan 5/26/07 Eugene, Ore.
.15 Rat Race – 70-lap Vacant
.15 Rat Race – 140-lap 8:27.00 Todd Ryan 5/26/07 Eugene, Ore.
.FAI Team Race – 100-lap
FAI Team Race – 200-lap
NW Sport Race – 70-lap 4:05.41 Todd Ryan 5/27/07 Eugene, Ore.
NW Sport Race – 140-lap 7:54 Todd Ryan 5/29/10 Eugene, Ore.
NW Super Sport Race – 70-lap 3:31 Todd Ryan 5/29/10 Eugene, Ore.
NW Super Sport Race – 140-lap 7:24 Todd Ryan 5/25/08 Eugene, Ore.
Quickie Rat Race – 70-lap Vacant
Quickie Rat Race – 140-lap Vacant
Flying Clown Race – 15-minute feature 345 laps Mac Ryan 5/29/10 Eugene, Ore.
B-Team Race – 35-lap sprint 2:13.11 Dave Shrum 5/26/07 Eugene, Ore.
B-Team Race – 70-lap heat 4:50.64 Dave Shrum 5/26/07 Eugene, Ore.
B-Team Race – 140-lap feature Vacant
Class I Navy Carrier 370 Todd Ryan 8/6/00 Richmond, B.C.
Class II Navy Carrier 368.1 Mike Potter 5/28/10 Eugene, Ore.
Profile Navy Carrier 353.7 Mike Potter 5/29/04 Albany, Ore.
.15 Navy Carrier 244.7 Todd Ryan 5/26/01 Roseburg, Ore.
Profile Nostalgia Navy Carrier 466.5 Bob Parker 5/28/16 Roseburg,Ore.
Class I/II Nostalgia Navy Carrier 506 Bob Parker 5/28/10 Eugene, Ore.
Sport .40 Navy Carrier 207.2 Mike Potter 5/28/17 Roseburg, Ore.
AMA Endurance  20 min., 52 sec.  Bill Darkow  8/5/06  Lakewood, Wash.

Records as of Sept. 26, 2017

Updated records in boldface

2007 update notes:

Major changes in the AMA racing rules caused most Northwest racing records to be voided at the beginning of the 2007 season. To see the records that were in place before the rules change, see NW Records before 2007.

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This page was upated Sept. 26, 2017