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Next Northwest control-line event: Northwest Skyraiders Annual Winter Club Swap Meet
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Bac for another look on the FL cover: This is Mike Haverly's Precision Aerobatics plane for 2014, a modified Sultan he calls 5th Element. The power train is an E-flite Power 32, Castle Creations Ice Lite 75 ESC, Hubin FM-9 timer and Thunderpower 5s 2700 battery. The finish is Randolph dope. Mike Haverly photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club October 2014 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download See Northwest Club News

New! Salem Speed & Racing contest results See article

New! Northwest CL Competition Standings updated
with Fall Follies and Chehalis Cup No. 4 results

New! 2014 Fall Follies and Chehalis Cup No. 4 report and photo gallery See article

Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers club September 2014 Wolf Call newsletter available for download See Northwest Club News

<< Buzz Wilson tells The saga of the lost Nelson in Musings from the Combat Pits in Combat section

2014 R.F. Stevenson Memorial Raider Roundup contest results See article in Aerobatics section >>

Vancouver Gas Model Club introduces Multi-Engine Profile Scale event for 2015!
See VGMC page for details

2014 Chehalis Cup Contest No. 3 results See article in Combat section

<< 2014 Bladder Grabber results and photos See article in Combat section

Western Canada Stunt Championships results See article in Aerobatics section

2014 Dick Scobee Memorial contest results See article in Aerobatics section

Zoot Ranch Fun-Fly photo gallery See article on WOLF page in Northwest Club News

2014 Chehalis Cup Contest No. 2 results See article in Combat section

Report by Mark McRiley from Cox Engine Forum on Portland Independence Day Fun Fly
See article in Northwest Club News

Flying the Wido Satan See article in Combat section

VGMC Nearly 1/2-A Fun Stunt Event report See article in Northwest Club News

2014 Northwest Speed & Racing results See article

AMA urges modelers to contact FAA to object to proposed model aircraft rules See article

2014 Chehalis Cup Contest No. 1 results See article in Combat section

Stunt-a-Thon 2014 results and photos See article >>

2014 Northwest Stunt and Combat Championships results See article and photos

Update! Chehalis Cup Combat Contest No. 1 date changed See Where the Action Is

<< Roseburg flier Pete Benning dies See article

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

An award-winning finish for your stunt plane See article in Aerobatics section >>

Oregon Flying Fun No. 4 inaugurates McMinnville flying circles
See article on The Evergreen Aero Modelers page in NW Club News section

Provisional rules posted for 2014 Northwest 15 Fast Combat See Northwest Rules section

Rain doesn't dampen the fun at 2014 Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See article >>

The Wido Satan project -- just for fun combat See article in Combat section

Basic control-line building with Orin Humphries See article

Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 report and photos See article

Orin Humphries tests I-beam strengths See article in Scale section

Approved! Rules change allows O.S. LA .25 engine in Northwest Sport Race See article in Northwest Rules section

Northwest Aeroliners club February-March 2014 Aerolines newsletter and plans for Spectrum vintage combat plane available for download See Northwest Club News

How to carve a speed wing See article in Speed section

Aeroliners host Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and New Year's Eve fun-flies
See article on Aeroliners page in NW Club News section

Vancouver, B.C., area fliers greet the new year with Polar Bear fun fly
See article on VGMC page in NW Club News section

Building the Missourian from an Umland kit See article in Combat section

Bob Mears Combat Museum photo gallery See article in Combat section >>

2013 Competitor of Year final tally: How did you do? 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.