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Next Northwest control-line event: Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See Where the Action Is

Walter Hicks of Central Point, Ore., has just started flying this Spitfire, powered by a RO-Jett .67RE. The plane was built by Pat Johnston and finished by Walter. Finish is auto paint over Brodak primer. Plane is seen at Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 in Roseburg, Ore. Flying Lines photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Read Gene Pape's latest Miscellaneous Stuff; the February 2016 article is on covering the Demon, fun with combat, and ASP engines

<< New! Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 report and photo gallery See article

New! Paul Walker's February 2016 column: An adjustable flap mechanism See Walker on Stunt in Aerobatics section

New! Combat's First 20 Years first installment: The Early Years (1950, 1951 and 1952) in Combat section

New! Back issues project continues with March 1983 Flying Lines edition See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

<< New! Combat Graffiti 2016 promo
See article in Combat section

New Regular Column! Read Neil Simpson's Combat's First 20 Years in Combat section

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club January 2016 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download See Northwest Club News

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

Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club September/December Wolf Call newsletter available for download See Northwest Club News

2016 Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 starts the Oregon control-line season See article on Northwest Fireballs page in Northwest Club News

Seventh Installment of Paul Walker's treatise on trim: Chapter 7 of the Trim Flow Chart: Putting it to work See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

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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This vintage control-line cartoon is from the Tom Wilk collection, which is available on CD. See Flying Flea Market for ordering details.