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Next Northwest control-line event: Oregon Flying Fun No. 1

See Where the Action Is for details on all upcoming Northwest control-line model aviation events


One of the highlights of the 2022 Northwest Control-Line Regionals was seeing Bruce Perry's Scarlet Witch up close. Photos don't capture the beauty of this Precision Aerobatics masterpiece. Bruce is from Edmonton, Alberta. Flying Lines photo.

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To see photos of great Northwest control-line model airplanes, see the Favorite Planes section.


Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Read First 2022 edition of Sweden's LINA control-line magazine in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

New! Back Issues project continues with December 2002 Flying Lines newsletter See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

New! Northwest Competition Standings updated with After-Thanksgiving Race results

Racing video added! 2022 After-Thanksgiving Race results and photos See article

New! Wow! What a Vintage Combat construction project!
See article in Combat section >>

New feature! Read newsletters from Sentral Illinois Radio Society in new Club Newsletters page: October-November SIRS Newsletter | August-September SIRS Newsletter

Eugene Prop Spinners club November 2022 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available in NW Club News

2022 Northwest Speed & Carrier Bash results See article

Final worldwide totals added! Northwest control-line fliers participate in 2022 global Ringmaster fly-a-thon See article

2022 R.F. Stevenson Raider Roundup results and photos See article

2022 Fall Follies results and photos See article >>

Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club September 2022 Wolf Call newsletter available in NW Club News

Paul and Mike's excellent 2022 Nats adventure See article

Big day of flying and food at Zoot Ranch Fun Fly
See article in Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club page in NW Club News

Read NCLRA August 2022 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

2022 Bladder Grabber results and photos See article in Combat section >>

<< A visit with My Friend John See article in Speed section

2022 Skyraiders June Fun-Fly report See article in NW Club News

Orin Humphries' August 2022 Scale Matters column: Remote needle valves, and more

NW 15 Fast Combat starting procedure revision, engine displacement adjustment approved
See article in NW Rules section

2022 Lucky Hand Fun Fly report and photos See article >>

Good Bones: Restoring a D Speed plane See article in Speed section

Southern Oregon Control-Line Get-Together draws 17 participants See article

Read NCLRA June 2022 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

Read June 2022 edition of New England Combat News in Combat section

2022 Stunt-a-Thon results See article

<< Updated! 2022 Northwest Regionals report and photos See article

Read May 2022 edition of New England Combat News in Combat section

Read May 2022 edition of Australian Control-Line News in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up returns after pandemic See results and photos

From kit to Nats in 84 days See article in Scale section >>

Read NCLRA April 2022 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

Read March-April 2022 edition of New England Combat News in Combat section

How trip strips can improve your Stunt plane's trim See article in Aerobatics section

Sunshine attracts 25 CL enthusiasts to Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See article

<< A look at 3D printing for CL modeling See article

An Artesian for Northwest Sport Race See article in Racing section >>

Read NCLRA February 2022 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

<< Oregon fliers gather at new CL field for Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 See article

New membership rules for AMA and MAAC members: AMA members must now join MAAC to compete in Canada; Canadians must join AMA to fly in U.S. contests See article

<< Richard Entwhistle remembered See obituary

Zoot Zoomer's January 2022 column: Nostalgia Kansas Twister

Read January-February 2022 edition of New England Combat News in Combat section

Read January 2022 Hi-Low Landings newsletter in Navy Carrier section

Control-line legend Phil Granderson dies See obituary >>

Fliers kick off 2022 at Portland's Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and B.C.'s Polar Bear Fun Fly See article

<< Longtime Skyraider Gary Letsinger dies See obituary

Orin Humphries' October 2021 Scale Matters column:
Prop pitches for sport planes in Scale section

Mike Hazel captures 2021 Competitor of the Year title See article >>


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