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Next Northwest CL event: Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 See Where the Action Is


Scale planes lined up for display at the 2016 Northwest Regionals. A poll on the NW CL Forum indicates strong interest in Scale this year as the Regionals plans to add two categories of competition for the realistic control-line airplanes. The flyer with all the details for the 2017 Regionals is now available on the Where the Action Is page. Flying Lines photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club January 2017 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download in NW Club News

New! Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers club January-February 2017 Wolf Call newsletter available for download in NW Club News

New! Back issues project continues with April 1984 Flying Lines newsletter edition See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

<< New! Reworking 'Boris' for D Speed See article in Speed section

New! Northwest fliers open season with Polar Bear Fun Fl
and Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 See article

An important poll for Regionals Scale contestants has been posted on the NW CL Forum
Be sure to express your preference!

Combat's First 20 Years 13th installment: Carl Berryman in Combat section

Mike Hazel wins Competitor of Year title See article on NW Standings page >>


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