Updated! Where the Action Is | NW CL Forum | NW Standings | NW Records | NW Regionals Records | NW Rules | Updated! Favorite Planes | Northwest CL People | Updated! NW Club News | Flying Flea Market | Northwest CL Hobby Shops | Shop Tips | Field Tips | Updated! Regular columns | Northwest CL History | Northwest CL Flying Fields | NW CL workshops | Numerous Fragments | Flying Lines News Archive | More CL modeling links below | This week's control-line cartoon

Control-line competition categories: Updated! Aerobatics | Updated! Combat | Navy Carrier | Racing | Scale | Speed


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.

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! 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


For past Flying Lines articles, See FL News Archive


Get published!

If you have an idea for an article, submit the text and photos to the FL editor now. For details on how to submit articles to FL, see the You Can Help page and the Guidelines for Submission of Articles page.


Get the latest news: A browser tip

Flying Lines is updated almost daily. That means that there is something new almost every time you look at this website. In order to make sure you see the newest items, try this tip: After you open up a FL page, hit your browser's refresh button. It's in the toolbar somewhere, depending on the browser you use. This will make sure you're seeing the latest version of the page, not one stored in your computer's cache.


Navigation Tip: Click on the Flying Lines logo of any page to return to the FL home page


Other useful pages: What is Control-Line model aviation? | Control-line model aviation links | CL product suppliers | Updated! Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF


Let's hear from you!

Flying Lines is always interested in receiving comments, suggestions and contributions of materials for this Web site. Please Send the editor an e-mail with your comments and contributions.


Flying Lines -- Daily News of Northwest Control-Line model aviation

About Flying Lines | Contact us | You Can Help | Feedback and suggestion box

Editor: John Thompson --- Associate Editor: Mike Hazel

Paying the bills

This page was upated Feb. 11, 2016


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