2011 Northwest Control-Line Model Aviation News Archive

Below are some of the headlines about CL activity in the region in 2011, 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 previous 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


Time to say thanks! See article by Don McClave in Aerobatics section

An introduction to line tension See article

More beavers beset the Bod Busters! Now they're in the north, too! See article for download on Broadway Bod Busters page

Proposal to change 80mph Combat speed limit defeated See article in NW Rules section

Dates set for 2012 Oregon Flying Fun series See Where the Action Is

How to Build Jeff Dawson's 1/2-A Combat Sonic Chicken See article in Combat section

Flyers for Skyraiders and McMinnville swap meets posted for download See Where the Action Is

Autumn arrives with the Fall Follies See article and photos in Aerobatics section

Northwest fliers make 99 flights in worldwide Ringmaster Fly-a-thon See article

McKay, Smith top Oct. 1 Combat meet See article in Combat section

R.F. Stevenson Memorial contest results and photos See article

Salem Speed & Combat results and photos See article

Roseburg Control-Line Fun-Fly photo gallery See article

<< Bob Smith wins 2011 C-Cup championship See article in Combat section

Updated! Dick Scobee Memorial report and photos See article in Aerobatics section

Dawson wins Bladder Grabber XXXIII in Combat section >>

Updated with slideshow and video links! Western Canada Stunt Championships report and photos See article in Aerobatics section

Bob Smith wins C-Cup Combat Contest 3 See article in Combat section

<<How to prepare and enhance the performance of the Tee Dee .049 See article

2011 Lucky Hand Fun Fly report and photos See article on WOLF page in NW Club News

BC 1/2-A Day photos See article on VGMC page in NW Club News

Observations on the new Sport 40 Carrier event: See the July column by Eric Conley in Flight Deck

Jeff Rein wins 2011 C-Cup Combat Contest 2 See article in Combat section

Stunt-a-Thon report and photos See article

Northwest Records and Regionals Records updated with Northwest Regionals results

<< Updated with combat event director's report! Northwest Regionals report and photos See article

Making decals with laser printer See article

Bob Smith wins 2011 C-Cup Combat Contest 1 See article in Combat section

Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up report and photos See article >>

An unusual approach to .15 Carrier See article in Navy Carrier section

Northwest Speed Spring Fling contest results See article

Oregon Flying Fun No. 4: Lots of flying despite wild weather See article >>

Setting up the SuperTigre X-40 for Speed See article in NW Speed Scoop column in Speed section

Inventor of cyanoacrylate glue dies: He had a profound influence on model airplanes See article

F2D Proto Speed rules change approved clarify muffler rule for 2011 and beyond See article in NW Rules

Taming the nose-heavy Combat plane See article in Combat section >>

Updated with photos! Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 becomes hangar-flying event See article in WOLF section of Northwest Club News

<< A favorite engine reborn See article

Northwest fliers score high in 2010 national Combat standings See article in Combat section

The GeeBee for Sport 40 Carrier See article in Navy Carrier section

Oregon Flying Fun No. 2: Flite Streaks galore! See article >>

Zoot's Mixture February column: Living in the past through periodicals

<< Norm Whittle's Electric Stunt Cookbook See article in Aerobatics section

Rules change proposed for .15 Carrier, adding profile requirement withdrawn See article in Northwest Rules section

Oregon and B.C. fun-flies ring in the New Year See article

Bod Busters take a whack at New Sport 40 Carrier event See article in Navy Carrier section

Bruce Hunt is 2010 Competitor of the Year See article in 2010 NW final Standings >>

How to get choose and build your Northwest Sport 40 Navy Carrier plane See article in Navy Carrier section

New rules to be used for 2011 Chehalis Cup 80mph Combat series See article in Combat section

AMA rules changes for 2011-12 summarized See article in NW Rules section

Early C Speed test flights show promise See article in Speed section

Provisional rules posted for new Northwest C Speed event See NW Rules

Provisional rules posted for new Northwest Sport 40 Carrier event See Northwest Rules page


For other years' FL news headlines, see 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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