Upcoming Northwest control-line events:
Bladder Grabber Aug. 13-14-15
Northwest Regionals postponed until Sept. 3-4-5
Jim Walker Memorial CANCELED for 2021!
See Where the Action Is for details on all upcoming Northwest control-line model aviation events
Pretty planes can come in small packages. This is Doug Powers' Shoestring, seen at the WOLF Spring Fun Fly. It is powered by a Cox .049. Doug is a member of the Northwest Fireballs of the Portland area. Doug says the plane was built by Dave Shrum. Walter Hicks picked it up from a fun fly prize table and did the paint job. Then Doug snatched it from another prize table and added the engine, tank and fuel system. It's a good flier! Flying Lines photo.
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Northwest control-line news headlines
Voting is now open! Change in Vintage Diesel Combat engine rule proposed for 2021 See article in NW Rules section
<< New! Read John Thompson's April 2021 Round & Round: Nostalgia for the Navion
<< Breaking pylons and influencing people See article in Speed section
WOLF Spring Fling Fun Fly draws record crowd to SalemSee article in NW Club News >>
NW CL flier, designer Bill Darkow dies See obituary >>
Carl Berryman obituary See article in Combat section >>
Interested in resurrecting Vintage Diesel Combat? See discussion thread in NW CL Forum
A fixture for aligning a jet engine See article in Speed section
<< Northwest racer Tom Knoppi dies See obituary
<< Kenny and the Jets: 2020 winter projects See article in Speed section
Interested in making your own model airplane fuel? Read Paul Gibeault's Fuel Guide article
<< Dennis Nunes' design and construction of the electric Circulas See article in Aerobatics section
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Flying Lines -- Daily News of Northwest Control-Line model aviation
Editor: John Thompson | Associate Editors: Mike Hazel and Barbara White
This page was upated May 5, 2021
This cartoon is from Tom Wilk collection. A CD of many control-line-related modeling cartoons is available on CD from Tom Wilk. See Flying Flea Market for details.