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Next Northwest control-line event: Lucky Hand Fun Fly

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.

Put your airplane photo here! Submit a photo of your latest plane our your favorite plane to Flying Lines! To see photos of great Northwest control-line model airplanes, see the Favorite Planes section.

Northwest control-line news headlines

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

New! Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club June 2022 Wolf Call newsletter available for download in NW Club News

New! Southern Oregon fun-fly draws 17 participants See article

New! Read NCLRA June 2022 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

Voting is now open! Proposals would change NW 15 Fast Combat starting procedure, correct engine displacement See article in NW Rules section

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

Northwest Competition Standings updated with Stunt-a-Thon results

Eugene Prop Spinners club June 2022 Prop Spinner Chatter available for download in NW Club News

2022 Stunt-a-Thon results See article

Back Issues project continues with October 2001 Flying Lines newsletter See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

<< 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 >>

Read Second 2021 edition of Sweden's LINA control-line magazine in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section (60 pages!)

For past Flying Lines articles, See FL News Archive

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