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Next Northwest CL event: Western Canada Stunt Championships See Where the Action Is

Paul Gibeault of Leduc, Alberta, a regular attendee at the Northwest Control-Line Regionals, set along this photo of two recent sport-flying projects, with this explanation: "With no speed/race competitions this year, my building has turned to older 'vintage' kit building. Here are two that I've just finished for my wife, Dianne, to train on. I used a 'new' fast method of covering. It's Polyspan (undoped in the bays) covered by Phil Cartier's SLC mylar. Seems really light, really tough, and really quick to do since there's no filling, priming, or sanding required, plus it is 1.4 oz. weight per square meter. Engines are O.S. 25LA's." Paul Gibeault photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Boris the D Speed engine roars to life! See article in Speed section

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

New! Report on 2017 Nearly 1/2-A Fun Stunt See article on Vancouver Gas Model club page
in NW Club News

Orin Humphries discusses 1/2-A engines in his July 2017 column in Scale Matters

Northwest competition standings updated with 2017 Stunt-a-Thon results

Portland modelers turn out for June fun fly See article on Northwest Fireballs page in NW Club News

2017 Stunt-a-Thon results and photos See article in Aerobatics section

Back issues project continues with March 1985 Flying Lines newsletter edition See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

Report and photos of the 2017 Northwest Regionals See article >>

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

<< 2017 Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up results and photos See article on Northwest Fireballs page in Northwest Club News

'Boris' the D Speed engine breathes easier See article in Speed section

Model aircraft flying banned at Seattle's Carkeek Park -- See details at Northwest CL Flying Fields

Combat's First 20 Years 20th installment: Year 1959 in Combat section

Combat's First 20 Years 19th installment: Gary Frost in Combat section

Organized CL action returns to McMinnville at Oregon Flying Fun No. 4 See article on The Evergreen Aeromodelers pag
in Northwest Club News

<< Advanced Northwest B Proto See article in Speed section

Combat's First 20 Years 18th installment: The years 1957 and 1958 in Combat section

2017 Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 braves dismal forcast See article on WOLF page in NW Club News

Combat's First 20 Years 17th installment: The year 1956 in Combat section

D Speed Boris gets a ride! See article in Speed section >>

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

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

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

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

<< 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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