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Next Northwest control-line event: Northwest Regionals

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Combat action from the 2022 Northwest Control-Line Regionals. The 2024 Regionals will be held on May 24-25-26, in Roseburg, Ore. See Where the Action Is for contest details. Flying Lines photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines


New! Eugene Prop Spinners club May 2024 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download in NW Club News

New! Read May 2024 Hi-Low Landings newsletter in Navy Carrier section

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

Updated! 2024 Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up results and photos See article >>

New! Read NCLRA April 2024 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

New! Huge Dave Shrum collection highlights Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 See article

2024 Vintage Stunt Championships report by Dennis Nunes See article in Aerobatics section

Prominent Oregon modeler Dave Shrum dies See obituary >>

Orin Humphries' March 2024 Scale Matters column: LED lights and color perception, Koverall and rib stitching, turbulators, finishing resin surfacing, hotter glow plugs, and the last of the 4BK Carb notes in Regular Columns

Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club January-February 2024 Wolf Call newsletter available for download in NW Club News

Restoring Joe Dill's Ranger 3: See article in Walker on Stunt >>

Read NCLRA February 2024 Torque Roll newsletter in Racing section

<< Another Dennis Nunes Adventure Paint Masks and Tucson See article in Aerobatics section

Restoring a McFadden Creamsicle See article in Combat section

Orin Humphries' January 2024 Scale Matters column: Two-needle carburetors, the future, Stearman yellow in Regular Columns

Northwest greets 2024 in Portland with Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and Richmond with Polar Bear Fun Fly
See article

Back Issues project completed with January-February 2006, March-April 2006 and Final 2006 Flying Lines newsletters See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF All 215 print editions of Flying Lines newsletter from 1979 to 2006 are now available for download

Mike Hazel wins fourth Competitor of the Year title See article >>


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This cartoon by Steve Lindstedt was published in the May 1983 print edition of the Flying Lines newsletter.  For that and other issues of Flying Lines in print, see Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF.