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Next Northwest CL event: Oregon Flying Fun No. 4 See Where the Action Is

Jim Walker Memorial contest POSTPONED

Paul Walker of Deer Park, Wash., has completed his 2020 Precision Aerobatics airplane, another work of control-line modeling art called Dream On. Paul says photography doesn't really capture the detail -- you have to see the plane in person (a good reason to attend an upcoming Northwest control-line contest!). Specs: The wing is 700 square inches, and the plane flies on 70-foot lines. Power is a Plettenberg 15-22 electric motor and Thunderpower 6S2800 battery, controlled by a Jet Spin 66 ESC and an Igor Burger active motor control timer. Prop is an Igor 12x5 narrow hollow. Flying weight is 66 oz. Photo below gives a closer look at the finish. Paul Walker photos

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Back Issues project continues with November-December 1994 Flying Lines newsletter See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

New! Beginner's approach to F2A Speed, Part 2 See article in Speed section

New! Read April 2020 edition of New England Combat News in Combat section

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club March 2020 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download in NW Club News

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Read Gene Pape's March 2020 column: Try this at home! See Miscellaneous Stuff in Combat section

Read the March 2020 edition of Australian Control-Line News in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers club February-March 2020 Wolf Call newsletter available for download in NW Club News

<< Help us identify the mystery monoplane featured in the February 2020 column of Orin Humphries' Scale Matters

Read the February 2020 issue of Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter

Get the last drop out of your glue bottles: See Shop Tips

Read Winter 2020 edition of New England Combat News in Combat section

<< Flying between raindrops at Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 See article

Read February 2020 issue of NCLRA Torque Roll in Racing section

2020 Northwest Vintage Combat rules posted in NW Rules section

Fireballs 2020 banquet report See article in NW Club News

A Formula 40 Speed Plane for 2020 See article in Speed section

Poll! Would you enter Nostalgia 30 Stunt at the 2020 Regionals?Let us know your thinking in the poll on the NW CL Forum

Read Final 2019 edition of Britain's Combat Flyers Association newsletter in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

Oregon and B.C. fliers kick off 2020 Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and Polar Bear Fun Fly See article

<< Russ Hester is 2019 Competitor of the Year See article and 2019 Final Standings

Read NCLRA Torque Roll newsletter 147 in Racing section

A beginner's approach to F2A Speed See article in Speed section

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