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Next Northwest CL event: Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See Where the Action Is


High-performance 1/2-A Combat is part of the action every year at the Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up in Portland, Ore. This photo is from the 2016 Jim Walker Memorial. The 2017 Jim Walker contest will be held this year on April 29-May 1. Details can be found on the Where the Action Is page. NOTE change of date to a Saturday-Sunday-Monday contest. Flying Lines photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

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

New! Combat's First 20 Years 16th installment: Bill Tucker
in Combat section

New! See Buzz Wilson's latest Musings from the Combat Pits column, Aeronautic quips and quotes, in Regular columns

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

New! Fliers defy the raindrops at Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 See article

New! Combat's First 20 Years 15th installment: The Transition Years in Combat section

Beginner's guide to Northwest B Proto Speed See article in Speed section

Want to get started racing in the Northwest? See Racing made easy in the Fast Laps column in the Racing section

Combat's First 20 Years 14th installment: Barry Baxter in Combat section

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

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

Northwest fliers open season with Polar Bear Fun Fly 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.