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Next Northwest CL event: Stunt-a-Thon See Where the Action Is

STUNT-A-THON NOTE: Because of a breakdown of the motor home that provides the kitchen, plans for the Sunday lunch are canceled. Food is available in restaurants near the field. All other contest details are good to go!

Dale Gleason of Valley View, Texas, sent this in-flight photo of his 10-year-old Impcat, taken at an AMA District VIII contest in Eldorado, Ark. The plane is built by the lost-foam wing method. Power is a carbon-piped PA .75 swinging a Mejzlik 13x4.4 three-blade carbon prop and tank is an 8-oz. RST on uniflow pipe pressure. Fred Kocher photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club June 2018 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download in NW Club News

New! Combat's First 20 Years 28th installment:
The Woodchopper story in Combat section

New! Back Issues project continues with August 1986 Flying Lines newsletter See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

New! Northwest Regionals report and photos See article >>

New! Northwest control-line competition standings updated with Northwest Regionals results

New! Gene Pape's May 2018 column: Should we consolidate? See Miscellaneous Stuff in Combat section

How to make a venturi for your Combat Graffiti plane See article in Combat section

<< Closed-door negotiations at the Jim Walker Memorial See article in Combat section

Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers club March-April May 2018 Wolf Call newsletter
available for download in NW Club News

Contest season opens with Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up See article and photo gallery >>

Updated! Orin Humphries revisits .049 engines in his April 2018 column in Scale Matters: Of Blackbirds, .049s and the pursuit of knowledge

Buzz Wilson's April 2018 Musings from the Combat Pits column: March Madness trip and trauma in Combat section

Starting the Nelson .65 Speed engine -- wow! See article in Speed section

Control-line Music! Flier/musician writes, performs song to go with AMA "Wired for Excitement" See article

A trip to March Madness See article in Gene Pape's Miscellaneous Stuff in Combat section>>

Gene Pape's March 2018 column: New lessons, old lessons in Fast Combat technology,
in Miscellaneous Stuff in Combat section

Latest Round & Round Column: How we all contribute to the success of our favorite contests

Lots of flying at Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 in Roseburg See article

Combat fliers Buzz Wilson and Gene Pape describe: The madness of contest preparation in Combat section

Gene Pape's February 2018 column: Getting the most out of the Fora .049, in Miscellaneous Stuff in Combat section

The Nelson .65 for Speed See article in Speed section

Combat's First 20 Years 27th installment: The Rudner family in Combat section

Buzz Wilson's February 2018 column: All about bladders for 1/2-A Combat in Musings from the Combat Pits

The ASP .25 for Northwest Sport Race See article in Racing section

Approved! Two rules changes take effect in 2018 for Northwest Sport Race: ASP .25 added to the engine list and shutoffs legalized See article in NW Rules section

New! Combat's First 20 Years 26th installment: Combat photo scrapbook Vol. 1 in Combat section

Oregon and B.C. fliers greet 2018 with Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and Polar Bear Fun Fly See article

Combat's First 20 Years 25th installment: Bob Nelson in Combat section

Buzz Wilson's January 2018 column: Fora 1/2-A Combat engine bearing problem in Musings from the Combat Pits

Competitor of Year title awarded See article on NW Standings page

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