2007 Northwest Control-Line Model Aviation News Archive

Below are some of the headlines about CL activity in the region in 2007, along with links to some of the technical articles and columns that appeared on the Flying Lines web site during the year. For a more complete look at CL activity in the Northwest, go to the Flying Lines home page and click on the links to various categories at the top of the home page.


For other years' FL news headlines, see 2016 FL news archives | 2015 FL news archives | 2014 FL news archives | 2013 FL news archives | 2012 FL news archives | 2011 FL news archives | 2010 FL news archives | 2009 FL News archives | 2008 FL News archives | 2007 FL News archives | 2006 FL News archive


Pat Johnston "three-peats" as NW Competitor of Year
See Competitor of Year Article and 2007 Final Standings

Pat Johnston of Boise, Idaho, shown with his Bearcat, captured the Northwest competition crown again in 2007 with 120.5 points in Precision Aerobatics, Classic Stunt and Profile Stunt. Flying Lines photo.

Northwest control-line 2007 news headlines

Bod Busters winter planning and cultural activities See Bassoon article in Bod Busters section

Eugene Prop Spinners give demonstration for stroke victims See article in Prop Spinners page of NW Club News

Northwest Fireballs club meeting photo See NW Club News

Mike Potter wins FL Twin Engine Challenge See article and photos

Can you remember your first plane? Fly it at the Oregon Fun Flies

WOLF Call December newsletter available for download See NW Club News

Building a Black Hawk model, just for fun! See Round & Round December column in Regular Columns

Repairing plastic spinners See Shop Tips

The Year of the Warbird ~ 2008 See article by Pat Johnston

AMA rules proposals under consideration See info on proposals

Vote in Flying Lines reader poll See Northwest Message Boards

Food, flying and ... what the heck is 3D? See latest Zoot's Mixture in Regular Columns

Keep the fires burning during hot stove season See Editor's Notebook in Regular Columns

Using F2D planes in 80mph Combat See article in Combat section

Aliens attack at Top Dog Combat Contest! Full report

Michael Willcox selling F2D equipment See price list in Combat section

F2D combat shutoff controversy: Bod Busters declare Blame Jeff Day!

Jim Walker inducted into Oregon Aviation Hall of Honor See report

October Skywriter available for download See Skyraiders page in NW Club News

Fall Follies: Wild and Windy! Full report

Longtime NW CL modeler Frank Boden dies See obituary

Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter pdf posted See Eugene Prop Spinners page in Northwest Club News

Family remember the late Roy Beers See obituary

Broadway Bod Busters report on the Follies See Bod Busters page

An F2D (FAI Combat Primer) See article in Combat section

R.F. Stevenson Raider Roundup results Full report and photos

Bod Busters at the R.F. Stevenson Bod Busters inside story in Bod Busters section

New evidence! Whale attack photos now online! Full report in Bod Busters section

Columbia Basin Fall Classic results Full report

Northwest Speed in September contest Full report

Mission Wings Fun Fly Full report

TEAM Country Classic Stunt Contest See full report

Join the conversation! Drop into the NW Message Board, a discussion area for Northwest fliers and topics

Updated Old-Time Stunt scoresheet available for download See Aerobatics section

A study of venturi velocities for stunt See Dave Gardner's article in Aerobatics section

Western Canada Stunt Championships results See full report

Illustrious history of a combat plane See Sponge 80 article in the Combat section

Bod Busters take third at Riverside See Broadway Bod Busters page

Bod Busters clone Don McKay See Broadway Bod Busters page

Broadway Bod Busters endorse ... See Broadway Bod Busters page

Ron Salo Memorial Speed Contest results See full report

Combat fliers wring it out at Arlington Fun Fly See full report

Successful finishes with LustreKote! See Don McClave's article in Aerobatics section

How to convert centripetal combat shutoffs to line-tension type See Shop Tips

More information on the Scott Riese Stunt Master project See Favorite Planes

A Lucky Day in Salem See Lucky Hand Fun Fly report

Northwest Regionals full report See NW Regionals report

Read all about History of Top Dog combat contest See also Where the Action Is

Broadway Bod Busters add new member See Broadway Bod Busters page

Stunt-a-Thon 2007 contest in Puyallup, Wash. See full report

Broadway Bod Busters view of Stunt-a-Thon See Broadway Bod Busters page

Western Oregon fliers celebrate the Solstice See full report

Centralia-Chehalis Air Fair to have CL demonstration See Where the Action Is

A few Regionals shirts still available See Flying Flea Market

What makes an airplane fly? See Alice Cotton-Royer's Odds & Ends in Aerobatics section

Broadway Bod Busters add new member See Bod Busters article in Combat section

Northwest Regionals records updated See Northwest Regionals Records

Wind sock erected at Eugene field in time for Regionals See Eugene Prop Spinners page in NW Club News

Passports not needed for those driving to Canada contests See Where the Action Is

How do you prepare for a contest? See Musings from the Combat Pits in Regular Columns and Combat section

Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up Results Full report and photos

Speed at "The Jim" See Northwest Speed Scoop in Speed Section and Regular Columns

Rules change approved, updating line length, diameter and pull test for NW Jet Speed Full report
See also Speed section and NW Rules

Oregon Flying Fun No. 4 fills the sky at McMinnville circles Full report

Is the A-J Firecat legal for Old-Time Stunt? See Alice Cotton-Royer's Odds & Ends in Aerobatics section

Profile Stunt rules proposal passes Full report

Salem fun fly brings out fliers old and new Full report

Learning about our hobby -- and mentoring others: See Round & Round January column in Regular Columns

Skyraiders first annual Super Swap Meet Full report

Eugene fun fly brings out hearty model fliers Full report

Zoot is back! Read Zoot's Mixture in Regular Columns

Try flying something new! See Snoopy's Gnuz in Regular Columns

NW message boards now require user login See NW Message Boards for explanation and helpful tip

The Evergreen Aero Modelers January Team Talk newsletter now online See NW Club News

New Flying Lines feature: Field Tips

Don't get surprised by AMA rules changes! See Round & Round January column in Regular Columns

New officers for Northwest Fireballs, Northwest Skyraiders, Vancouver Gas Model Club See NW Club News

Old-Time Stunt rules update: See Alice Cotton-Royer's Odds & Ends in Aerobatics section

The pilot's role in the combat team: See Buzz Wilson's Musings from the Pits in Combat section

Rain drives Jan. 1 fun-fly participants indoors (mostly) Full report

FL has a new look for 2007 See Editor's Notebook

Looking for a place to fly? See updated Northwest CL Flying Fields page

2006 Competitor of the Year Award Announced See NW Standings

Participate in Regionals discussion See Northwest Message Boards


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For other years' FL news headlines, see 2016 FL news archives | 2015 FL news archives | 2014 FL news archives | 2013 FL news archives | 2012 FL news archives | 2011 FL news archives | 2010 FL news archives | 2009 FL News archives | 2008 FL News archives | 2007 FL News archives | 2006 FL News archive


 

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