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Next Northwest control-line event: Stunt-a-Thon

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

Alan Resinger's Rare Bear flies in Expert Precision Aerobatics at the 2019 Stunt-a-Thon in Auburn, Wash. The 2023 Stunt-a-Thon is scheduled for this coming weekend, June 10-11. See Where the Action Is Is for contest details. Flying Lines photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

Navy Carrier report added! The 50th
Northwest Control-Line Regionals
See full report and photos >>

New! Back Issues project continues with June-July 2004 Flying Lines newsletter See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club May 2023 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download in NW Club News

Updated! Check out CL product suppliers page with many new listings

New! Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club March-May Wolf Call newsletter available in NW Club News

New! Northwest CL competition standings updated with Jim Walker Memorial results

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

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

<< Combat legend Norm McFadden dies See obituary

Read NCLRA April 2023 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

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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