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Next Northwest control-line event: Zoot Ranch Fun Fly See Where the Action Is


Randy Powell of Port Orchard, Wash., has his new electric Precision Aerobatics plane ready for test flights. The original design is called Hard Magic. Randy Powell photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Western Canada Stunt Championships results See article in Aerobatics section

New! Northwest CL Competition Standings
updated with Chehalis Cup Contest No. 2 results

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club July 2014 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter
available for download See Northwest Club News

New! Flyers posted for Zoot Ranch Fun Fly and R.F. Stevenson Memorial Raider Roundup
See Where the Action Is

New! 2014 Chehalis Cup Contest No. 2 results See article in Combat section

New! Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers club August 2014 Wolf Call newsletter available for download
See Northwest Club News

New! Report by Mark McRiley from Cox Engine Forum on Portland Independence Day Fun Fly
See article in Northwest Club News

Flying the Wido Satan See article in Combat section

VGMC Nearly 1/2-A Fun Stunt Event report See article in Northwest Club News

2014 Northwest Speed & Racing results See article

AMA urges modelers to contact FAA to object to proposed model aircraft rules See article

2014 Chehalis Cup Contest No. 1 results See article in Combat section

Updated! Stunt-a-Thon 2014 results and photos See article >>

2014 Northwest Stunt and Combat Championships results See article and photos

Update! Chehalis Cup Combat Contest No. 1 date changed See Where the Action Is

<< Roseburg flier Pete Benning dies See article

Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up results and photos See article >>

An award-winning finish for your stunt plane See article in Aerobatics section >>

Oregon Flying Fun No. 4 inaugurates McMinnville flying circles
See article on The Evergreen Aero Modelers page in NW Club News section

Provisional rules posted for 2014 Northwest 15 Fast Combat See Northwest Rules section

Rain doesn't dampen the fun at 2014 Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See article >>

The Wido Satan project -- just for fun combat See article in Combat section

Basic control-line building with Orin Humphries See article

Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 report and photos See article

Orin Humphries tests I-beam strengths See article in Scale section

Approved! Rules change allows O.S. LA .25 engine in Northwest Sport Race See article in Northwest Rules section

Northwest Aeroliners club February-March 2014 Aerolines newsletter and plans for Spectrum vintage combat plane available for download See Northwest Club News

How to carve a speed wing See article in Speed section

Major announcement about 2014 Northwest Regionals status and Memorial Day Weekend stunt and combat championships See Where the Action Is

Aeroliners host Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and New Year's Eve fun-flies
See article on Aeroliners page in NW Club News section

Vancouver, B.C., area fliers greet the new year with Polar Bear fun fly
See article on VGMC page in NW Club News section

Building the Missourian from an Umland kit See article in Combat section

Bob Mears Combat Museum photo gallery See article in Combat section >>

2013 Competitor of Year final tally: How did you do? See article on NW Standings page


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This week's cartoon is from the Tom Wilk collection, which is available on CD. This cartoon is from "back in the day" when Old-Time Stunt hadn't yet been invented! See Tom's ad in the Flying Flea Market.