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Next Northwest control-line event: Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See Where the Action Is

Rex Abbott of Sequim, Wash., built this Adams' Special to fly in this year's Vintage Stunt Championships. The plane is scratch built with silk on the wings and geodetic bulkheads in the fuselage. Four-stroke power. Rex Abbott photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Reworking the O.S. LA .25 engine for Northwest B Proto Speed, Part 1 See article in Speed section

New! Northwest Skyraiders 2015 event schedule now available for download
on Skyraiders page in Northwest Club News

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club February 2015 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter
available for download See Northwest Club News

New! Back issues project continues with March 1981 Flying Lines edition See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

Voting now open! Rule change proposed removing Sport 40 Carrier fuel restrictions See article in Northwest Rules section Voting deadline March 18

Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 comes off in fine style a week late See article

<< Building the Blondie One for Northwest B Proto Speed See article in Speed section

Updated! Schedule, flyer and advance entry forms for 2015 Northwest Regionals now available in Where the Action Is

Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers club January 2015 Wolf Call newsletter available for download
See Northwest Club News

Schedule and flyer for 2015 Jim Walker Memorial contest now available in Where the Action Is

Copiers, French curves and other building challenges See article in Scale Matters column

<< Obituary: Jerry Olson, 1952-2014 See article on Northwest Fireballs page in NW Club News

Oregon flying year kicks off with Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 See article

20 B.C. fliers greet 2015 at Polar Bear Fun Fly See article

2014 Competitor of Year final tally: How did you do? See article on NW Standings page

Schedule and flyer for 2015 Oregon Flying Fun series now available in Where the Action Is

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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.