2016 Northwest Control-Line Model Aviation News Archive

Below are some of the headlines about CL activity in the region in 2016, along with links to some of the technical articles and columns that appeared on the Flying Lines website 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 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

Combat's First 20 Years 13th installment: Carl Berryman in Combat section

Combat's First 20 Years 12th installment: Don Boleski in Combat section

Mike Hazel wins Competitor of Year title See article on NW Standings page >>

Combat's First 20 Years 11th installment: Riley Wooten in Combat section

Weather clears for Delta Park Northwest Sport Race See article on Northwest Fireballs page in Northwest Club News

<< An unusual engine choice for D Speed See article in Speed section

Combat's First 20 Years 10th installment: Simpson family Combat heritage in Combat section

Combat's First 20 Years ninth installment: Larry Scarinzi in Combat section

Northwest fliers take part in 2016 worldwide Ringmaster fun fly See article

Halloween horrors from the Bod Busters See article on Bod Busters page in Northwest Club News

Mike Haverly awarded Don McClave Vintage Stunt Champion Trophy at Fall Follies
See Northwest Standings

Fall Follies in Salem ends 2016 Northwest stunt season See article >>

The take-apart Profile Carrier plane See article in Navy Carrier section

2016 R.F. Stevenson Raider Roundup results and photos See article

Vintage Stunt Trophy renamed to honor the late Don McClave See NW Standings page for details

2016 Northwest Speed Championships includes record run See article in Speed section

Combat's First 20 Years eighth installment: John Wright in Combat section

Backyard flying returns to the Zoot Ranch See article and photos

<< Bladder Grabber XXXVIII report See article in Combat section

2016 Western Canada Stunt Championships results and photos See article in Aerobatics

<< Northwest stunt pioneer and cartoonist Don Shultz dies See article

Northwest stunt icon Don McClave dies See article >>

Half-A testing and bad bearings See Article in Buzz Wilson's latest Musings from the Combat Pits in Combat section

Combat Graffiti 2016 report and photos See article in Combat section

Big turnout for 2016 Nearly 1/2-A Fun Stunt event See article on VGMC page in Northwest Club News

Bragging rights at Brodak: Fox Speed See article in Speed section

Independence Day celebrated with Delta Park Fun Fly See article on Northwest Fireballs page in Northwest Club News

Combat's First 20 Years sixth installment: Frank Pisz in Combat section

Vancouver area fliers spruce up Richmond flying site See article

Skyraiders lose Auburn field See Northwest Skyraiders page for details in June meeting minutes

2016 Stunt-a-Thon results and photos See article in Aerobatics >>

Northwest Regionals report, photos See article

Combat's First 20 Years fifth installment: The Broadway Bod Busters in Combat section

Read Gene Pape's third Miscellaneous Stuff; the May 2016 article is on Frayed lines, stiff wings and little engines

Paul Walker's May 2016 column: Flying in 'dead air' See Walker on Stunt in Aerobatics section

U.S. wins gold in Aerobatics at the Control-Line World Championships! See results at the World Championships website

Combat's First 20 Years fourth installment: Tom Schaefer biography in Combat section

Longtime Northwest CL modeler Dick Salter dies See obituary >>

Blondie gets a speeding ticket See article in Speed section

Paul Walker's April 2016 column: Flying in the Wind Part 2
See Walker on Stunt in Aerobatics section

<< 2016 Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up results and photos See article on Northwest Fireballs page in Northwest Club News

Control-line's past revisited: See group photo of 1962 Skyraiders in Northwest CL History section

Nostalgia and other items See article in Scale Matters column

Stunt flier Rex Abbot dies See obituary >>

New! Northwest Skyraiders meeting minutes now posted monthly
on Skyraiders page in NW Club News

Paul Walker's March 2016 column: Flying in the Wind Part 1 See Walker on Stunt in Aerobatics section

2016 Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 enjoys break in the weather See article on Western Oregon Control-line Flyers page

<< Combat's First 20 Years second installment: Rich Lopez biography in Combat section

Read Gene Pape's second Miscellaneous Stuff; the February 2016 article is on covering the Demon, fun with combat, and ASP engines

Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 report and photo gallery See article >>

Paul Walker's February 2016 column: An adjustable flap mechanism See Walker on Stunt in Aerobatics section

New Regular Column! Read Neil Simpson's Combat's First 20 Years in Combat section

Rule change clarifies Sport 40 Navy Carrier carburetor specification See article in Northwest Rules section

2016 Polar Bear Fun Fly starts the B.C. year off cold See article

2016 Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 starts the Oregon control-line season
See article on Northwest Fireballs page in Northwest Club News

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

Cox, Rush share 2015 Competitor of Year title See article on NW Standings pageials for this Web site. Please Send the editor an e-mail with your comments and contributions.


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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