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As winter approaches, so does anticipation of what new planes the new year will bring to the flying field. This is Chris Cox's 2023 Miggish, seen making its competitive debut in Expert Precision Aerobatics at the 2023 Northwest Control-Line Regionals. Northwest CL modelers are encouraged to send photos of their winter projects to Flying Lines for inclusion in the Favorite Planes feature. See below for details. Flying Lines photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Northwest CL competition standings updated with After Thanksgiving Race results

New! 2023 After-Thanksgiving Race results and photos See article in Racing section >>

New! Back Issues project continues
with October-November 2005 Flying Lines newsletter
See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

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

New! Orin Humphries' November 2023 Scale Matters column:
Doing the Nats >>

New! A Stunt Team Trials adventure by Dennis Nunes See article in Aerobatics section

Northwest CL fliers make at least 413 flights in worldwide Ringmaster fly-a-thon See article

Read NCLRA October 2023 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

Northwest CL fliers place well in Golden State Stunt Championships See results

Gene Pape's October 2023 column: Revisiting the past with a restored Voodoo See Miscellaneous Stuff >>

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

Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club October-November Wolf Call newsletter available in NW Club News

2023 Fall Follies report and photos See article >>

<<  2023 Raider Roundup results See article

Zoot Ranch Fun Fly: It's a picnic! See article

Perky Speed See article in Speed section

Austin Minor wins 2023 Bladder Grabber See article in  Combat section >>

Roseburg area fliers upgrade flying field with new takeoff strip See article

Flying control-line in comfort: Rogue Eagles find a way to make flying easier for those who need a little help with the rotation See article

Read July 2023 Hi-Low Landings newsletter in Navy Carrier section

Combat Graffiti 2023 See article in Combat section

2023 Lucky Hand Fun Fly says goodbye to Bill Riegel Model Air Park See article >>

Rogue Eagles host 2023 Oregon Flying Fun No. 4 See article

<< Prominent BC CL flier Bruce Duncan dies See article

2023 Stunt-a-Thon results See article

The 50th Northwest Control-Line Regionals
See full report and photos >>

Check out CL product suppliers page with many new listings

2023 Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up report See article >>

<< Combat legend Norm McFadden dies See obituary

Dennis Nunes' Vintage Stunt Championships adventure See article in Aerobatics section

Finding unobtainium Speed parts See article in Speed section

Flying, food and prizes at Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 See article

Northwest losing Salem CL field See article in NW Club News

Read January 2023 Hi-Low Landings newsletter in Navy Carrier section

The Sport Goodyear challenge See article in Racing section

Creating a flying field: The Rogue Eagles CL circle story See article >>

<< Longtime Eugene Prop Spinner Tom Kopriva dies See obituary

Oregon opens 2023 season with Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 in Portland See article

Read Second 2022 edition of Sweden's LINA newsletter in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

Read December 2022 Hi-Low Landings newsletter in Navy Carrier section

Howard Rush wins Competitor of the Year title See article

Gene Pape's December 2022 column: Cleaning engines, buying on eBay, oils
See Miscellaneous Stuff in Combat section

Combat Legend Riley Wooten dies Dec. 16 >>
See articles:
Combat Legend Riley Wooten by Ken Burdick and Combat's First 20 Years: Riley Wooten

For past Flying Lines articles, See FL News Archive

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