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Next Northwest CL event: Oregon Flying Fun No. 4 See Where the Action Is


A Navy Carrier plane makes an official flight at the 2015 Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up in Portland, Ore. The 2017 Jim Walker will be held on April 29-May 1. See Where the Action Is for details. Daniel Johnson photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Back issues project continues with November 1984 Flying Lines newsletter edition See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

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

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

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

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

New! Updated flyer for Jim Walker Memorial contest now available for download
in Where the Action Is Check out the new dates and schedule

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

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

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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This vintage control-line cartoon is from the Tom Wilk collection, which is available on CD. See Flying Flea Market for ordering details.