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High-performance 1/2-A Combat action during the 2015 Northwest Regionals on May 24, 2015. Flying Lines photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! 2015 Northwest Regionals story and photos See article

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

New! Northwest Competition Records updated with Jim Walker Memorial results

New! The Speedy Geezer -- Blondie performance report, etc.! See article in Speed section

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

New! Third installment of Paul Walker's treatise on trim: Chapter 3 of the Trim Flow Chart: Criteria problems See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

Skyraiders stunt judging clinic analyzes aerobatics' finer points See article in Aerobatics section

2015 Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up results and photos See article

Northwest control-line competition standings updated with Jim Walker Memorial results

Another installment of Paul Walker's treatise on trim: Chapter 2 of the Trim Flow Chart: Advanced Trim
See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

Reworking the O.S. LA .25 engine for Northwest B Proto Speed, Part 2 See article in Speed section

Oregon Flying Fun series wraps up with No. 4 in McMinnville See article on The Evergreen Aeromodelers page in Northwest Club News

Fireballs getting lots of practice in for Jim Walker Spring Tune-Up See Fireballs page

<< Guess which Northwest combat flier just got married! See article

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

Rule change approved removing Sport 40 Carrier fuel restrictions See article in Northwest Rules section

Obituary: Tom Strom, Northwest stunt and combat flier, dies of cancer See article >>

<< New feature! Paul Walker begins new FL column with Chapter 1 of the Trim Flow Chart: Basic Trim See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

Obituary: Mike Petri, noted combat flier See article >>

A beautiful day for 2015 Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See article

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

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

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

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.