Northwest Control-Line contest news

2006 news archive

This is the "Contest News" archive of articles from the Flying Lines web site from 2006. "Contest News" headlines in 2007 are contained on the main Flying Lines index page.

Here are links to reports on Northwest control-line flying activity:

20th annual Fall Follies

Big turnout closes the Northwest contest season in Salem Full story

PAC Carrier Fun Fly report

Rice Mill site in B.C. hooks some new carrier fliers Full story

21 fliers have fun in Pasco!

Columbia Basin Control Liners Fun Fly report Full story

R.F. Stevenson Memorial Contest

The Raider Roundup, as it's also known, produces some surprising results in Seattle. Full story

Northwest Speed in September

Speed fliers get going fast at Bill Riegel Field! Full story

Mission Wings Fun Fly report

BC model fliers know how to put the "fun" in fun-fly. Full story

Fun in the summer sun: WOLF barbecue and fun fly

Willamette Valley fliers gather in Salem Full story

Bladder Grabber 2006 report

Mel Lyne is last man standing in top-gun fast combat tournament Full story

TEAM Country Classic report

Second annual McMinnville aerobatic extravaganza! Full story

Tailhook 2006 report

Carrier results and a NW endurance record Full story

Western Canada Stunt Championships

Dirty Dan reports on the annual VGMC contest. Full story

U.S. National Championships results

Get the full AMA unofficial report. Full story.

Lucky Hand Fun Fly draws a winner

Bill Riegel Field hosts the annual summer poker hand fun fly. Full story.

WOLF fliers celebrate the Solstice

An evening of fun flying in Salem Full story

Stunt-a-Thun 2006

The annual aerobatics contest in Puyallup is a showcase for airplanes big and small. Full story

The Rainy Regionals

78 fliers brave the weather for the 35th annual Northwest CL showcase. Full story

May 13 fun-fly in Kent, Wash., draws out more than two dozen fliers

Northwest Skyraiders enjoy a lovely spring day. Lots of photos! Full story

April 29-30 fun-flies in McMinnville, Sedro-Woolley

Control-liners celebrate the 100th birthday of Jim Walker, and gather for fun and dBat. Full story.

Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up report

Sunny, windy weather is the scene for the speed, racing, combat and stunt meet in Portland. Full story.

McMinnville Fun Fly greets spring with fine day of flying

The Evergreen Aero Modelers host last "Winter Flying Fun" session. Full story.

Lots of flying done at "Winter Flying Fun" second event in Salem

The March 18 event drew a good crowd of fliers and to Bill Riegel Field Full story.

Eugene Fun Fly gets "Winter Flying Fun" series started

Oregon CL fliers gathered under sunny skies on Feb. 19 at the site of the upcoming Northwest Regionals. Full story.

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