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Next Northwest Control-Line model aviation event: WOLF Fun Fly

Northwest Regionals postponed until Sept. 3-4-5

See Where the Action Is for details on all upcoming Northwest control-line model aviation events


A rare emergence from the Flying Lines workshop -- this Gypsy for Classic Stunt, completed in February. Built from a Brodak kit, finished with Randolph and Brodak dope, powered by O.S. .46LA. 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! The Thing One jet See article in Speed section

New! Read the March 2021 edition of Australian Conrol-Line News in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

New! Back Issues project continues with big June-July 1997 Flying Lines newsletter See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club February 2021 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download in NW Club News

New! Buzz Wilson's March 2021 column: Construction notes for electronic launcher
See Musings from the Combat Pits in Combat section

New! Buzz Wilson's February 2021 column:Electronic Combat plane launcher
See Musings from the Combat Pits in Combat section

Carl BerrymanNew! Read NCLRA February 2021 Torque Roll newsletter
in Racing section

Carl Berryman obituary See article in Combat section >>

Interested in resurrecting Vintage Diesel Combat? See discussion thread in NW CL Forum

Read the February 2021 edition of Australian Control-Line News in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

Gene Pape's January 2021 column: Fly Me See Miscellaneous Stuff Also included: Sign up for a new run of Nelson .36 engines!

A fixture for aligning a jet engine See article in Speed section

Read January-February 2021 edition of New England Combat News in Combat section

Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club October-December 2020 Wolf Call newsletter available for download in NW Club News

<< Northwest racer Tom Knoppi dies See obituary

Read the January 2021 issue of the Circle Flyer, the newsletter of the Milwaukee Circle Masters

Read Second 2020 edition of Sweden's LINA newsletter in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

Read Gene Pape's December 2020 column: Trainers and test stands See Miscellaneous Stuff

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

Read NCLRA December 2020 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

<< Kenny and the Jets: 2020 winter projects See article in Speed section

Read December 2020 edition of New England Combat News in Combat 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

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


For past Flying Lines articles, See FL News Archive


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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.