2015 Northwest Control-Line Model Aviation News Archive

Below are some of the headlines about CL activity in the region in 2015, 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


Northwest control-line news headlines

Seventh Installment of Paul Walker's treatise on trim: Chapter 7 of the Trim Flow Chart: Putting it to work
See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

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

Rule change proposal would clarify Sport 40 carburetor specification See article in Northwest Rules section

Cox, Rush share 2015 Competitor of Year title See article on NW Standings page

Read Gene Pape's new Cuts and Kills in Combat section
First article is on Graffiti plane coverings, ASP engines and 1/2-A shutoffs

2016 Postal Carrier Contest scheduled See article in Navy Carrier section

<< The Dark Side: Barrie Hobkirk reworks the LA .25 See article in Speed section

Northwest fliers participate in global Ringmaster Fly-A-Thon See article with worldwide tally

The canopy slider, Part 2 See article in Scale Matters column in Regular columns

Sixth Installment of Paul Walker's treatise on trim: Chapter 6 of the Trim Flow Chart: Advanced Trim Part 2
See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

Boo! Frankenstein! Bringing the O.S. LA .25 engine alive for Northwest B Proto Speed See article in Speed section

<< Fall Follies in Salem ends 2015 Northwest stunt and combat season See article

2015 Northwest Speed Bash results See article in Speed section

R.F. Stevenson Raider Roundup report See article in Aerobatics section >>

Fifth installment of Paul Walker's treatise on trim: Chapter 5 of the Trim Flow Chart, Advanced Trim See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

Dick Scobee Memorial stunt contest results and photos See article in Aerobatics section

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

2015 Bladder Grabber results and photo gallery See article in Combat section >>

<< 2015 Western Canada Stunt Championships results and photos See article in Aerobatics section

Stunt at the 2015 U.S. Nationals: View from the winner's circle See article in Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

Beyond Blondie: Building a high-performance Northwest B Proto plane See article in Speed section

The canopy slider, Part 1 See article in Scale Matters column in Regular columns

Sport 40 at the 2015 Northwest Regionals: See Eric Conley's July 2015 column in Flight Deck in the Navy Carrier section

Salem Speed & Combat contest results, including C-Cup Combat Contest No. 1 See article

Wind agitates annual B.C. 1/2-A Day See article on Vancouver Gas Model Club page in Northwest Club News

2015 Stunt-a-Thon results and photos See article on Skyraiders page in Northwest Club News

Fourth installment of Paul Walker's treatise on trim: Chapter 4 of the Trim Flow Chart, turning and tracking the same See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

NW Competition Records and NW Regionals Records updated with Northwest Regionals results

2015 Northwest Regionals story and photos See article >>

See an excellent report on the Northwest Regionals in the Roseburg Regional Airport's newsletter

Lucky Hand Fun Fly brings aces to Salem See article >>

Read Charlie Johnson's excellent Competition Newsletter June edition

The Speedy Geezer -- Blondie performance report, etc.! See article in Speed section

Skyraiders stunt judging clinic analyzes aerobatics' finer points See article in Aerobatics section

2015 Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up results and photos See article

Another installment of Paul Walker's treatise on trim: Chapter 2 of the Trim Flow Chart: Advanced Trim
See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

Reworking the O.S. LA .25 engine for Northwest B Proto Speed, Part 2 See article in Speed section

Oregon Flying Fun series wraps up with No. 4 in McMinnville
See article on The Evergreen Aeromodelers page in Northwest Club News

Fireballs getting lots of practice in for Jim Walker Spring Tune-Up See Fireballs page

<< Guess which Northwest combat flier just got married! See article

Northwest Skyraiders 2015 event schedule available for download on Skyraiders page in Northwest Club News

Rule change approved removing Sport 40 Carrier fuel restrictions
See article in Northwest Rules section

Obituary: Tom Strom, Northwest stunt and combat flier, dies of cancer See article >>

<< New feature! Paul Walker begins new FL column with Chapter 1 of the Trim Flow Chart: Basic Trim See Walker on Stunt in Regular columns

Obituary: Mike Petri, noted combat flier See article >>

A beautiful day for 2015 Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See article

Reworking the O.S. LA .25 engine for Northwest B Proto Speed, Part 1
See article in Speed section

Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 comes off in fine style a week late See article

<< Building the Blondie One for Northwest B Proto Speed See article in Speed section

Obituary: Jerry Olson, 1952-2014
See article on Northwest Fireballs page in NW Club News >>

Oregon flying year kicks off with Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 See article

20 B.C. fliers greet 2015 at Polar Bear Fun Fly See article

2014 Competitor of Year final tally: How did you do? See article on NW Standings page


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This page was upated Jan. 1, 2017


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


This page was upated Jan. 2, 2016