2012 Northwest Control-Line Model Aviation News Archive

Below are some of the headlines about CL activity in the region in 2012, 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


Bob Whitney's Prowler 1/2-A Proto Speed kit reviewed See article in Speed section

Eugene Prop Spinners club newsletters available for download See Northwest Club News

The Newtron Bomb C Speed Plane See article in Speed section

Orin Humphries' battle to collect accurate scale data See article in Scale section

Simplified gas tank dynamics See article in The Cognitive Modeler in Regular columns

Northwest fliers contribute to Ringmaster worldwide Fly-A-Thon See article

Two perfect days for 26th annual Fall Follies! See article in Aerobatics section

Salem Speed & Combat contest results and photos See article

R.F. Stevenson Memorial Raider Roundup Results See article >>

<< Combat Graffiti report and photo gallery See article in Combat section

Orin Humphries' F-84E Thunderjet project Story and photos in Scale section

Dick Scobee Memorial contest results and photos See article

Western Oregon Control-line Flyers club newsletters available for download See Northwest Club News

Northwest Fireballs hold summer picnic See article on Northwest Fireballs page in NW Club News

Bladder Grabber XXXIV results and photos See article in Combat section

Western Canada Stunt Championships results See article in Aerobatics section

Northwest Skyraiders meeting datesd, locations and coming events See Skyraiders page in NW Club News

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

B.C. Old-Time Stunt Contest results and photos See article in VGMC page of NW Club News

Part III of Buzz Wilson's computer-controlled foam cutter construction project See article in Musings from the Combat Pits in the Combat section

What's a "muffler bearing"? See Snoopy's Gnuz July column in Regular columns

Nearly 1/2-A Fun Stunt Event 2012 photo gallery See article in VGMC page of NW Club News

<< Sunny Lucky Hand Fun Fly draws big group of fliers See article

New! Canadian American Diesel Combat Challenge results See article in Combat section

NW Summer Speed Bash 2012 results See article in Speed section

Stunt-a-Thon 2012 results and photos See article in Aerobatics section

New Speed event: Northwest B Proto ... read about it in Northwest Speed Scoop column in the Speed section

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

<< A city modeler becomes a country boy, builds a flying field and a palatial shop with living quarters attached! Read all about it in Zoot's Mixture June 2012 column

The burning of Gordan Delaney See article in Broadway Bod Busters section

2012 Northwest Regionals report and photos See article >>

<< Third installment in Combat legends series remembers James Mears See article in Combat section

Chehalis Cup Contest 1 debuts new two-event format See results article in Combat section

Is it time for electrics in Navy Carrier? See May 2012 column in Eric Conley's Flight Deck in Navy Carrier section

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

New! Northwest Fireballs complete two-part Clown Contest See article in NW Club News

Spring arrives with Oregon Flying Fun No. 4 See article and photos on Eugene Prop Spinners page in NW Club News

Northwest Fireballs newsletters available for download See NW Club News

Combat legends series continues with Riley Wooten interview See article in Combat section >>

New FL feature: Northwest CL modelers' workshops

2012 Stunt scoresheet forms available for download in Aerobatics section

Series on Combat legends begins with Carl Berryman interview See article in Combat section

Lots of flying at Bill Riegel Field for 2012 Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See article on WOLF page in NW Club News

<< Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 Report and photos See article

Part II of Buzz Wilson's computer-controlled foam cutter construction project See article in Musings from the Combat Pits in the Combat section

Polar Bear Fun Fly brings out a crowd in B.C. See article on VGMC page in NW Club News

Fliers greet new year at Delta Park with Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 See article on Northwest Fireballs page in NW Club News

10% nitro limit approved for Sport 40 Carrier See article in Northwest Rules section

Alan Resinger is 2011 Competitor of the Year See Article in 2011 NW Final Standings >>

Bob Smith wins both ends of Combat Misery Meet See article in Combat section

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

An introduction to line tension See article in The Cognitive Modeler in Regular columns


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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