2019 Northwest Control-Line Model Aviation News Archive

Below are some of the headlines about CL activity in the region in 2019, 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 2018 FL news archive | 2017 FL news archive | 2016 FL news archive | 2015 FL news archive | 2014 FL news archive | 2013 FL news archive| 2012 FL news archive | 2011 FL news archive | 2010 FL news archive | 2009 FL news archive | 2008 FL news archive | 2007 FL news archive | 2006 FL news archive



Northwest control-line news headlines

<< Russ Hester is 2019 Competitor of the Year See article and 2019 Final Standings

A beginner's approach to F2A Speed See article in Speed section

Hot laps in the cold: 2019 Portland Sport/Clown racing contest See article in Racing section

See Mike Hazel's Zoot Workshop in updated NW CL workshops

Using RC throttle in training new CL fliers See article

Building the 1/2-A Monoboom See article in Combat section

Clever box for engine storage: See Shop Tips

Northwesterners fly in Ringmaster fly-a-thon See article

2019 Fall Follies report and photos See article >>

2019 Northwest Control-Line Speed Championships report and photos See article in Speed section

2019 Nearly 1/2-A Fun Stunt and Old-Time Stunt contest results See article

2019 R.F. Stevenson Raider Roundup results and photos See article

The Hobbins Hobbies Nemesis 2 kit See article in Combat secton

Northwest's Howard Rush makes 2020 world championship team
See Stunt Hanger narrative thread on the trials

<< Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers 2019 Zoot Ranch Fun Fly is a full day of flying and food See article

Combat flier Bob Nelson dies See obituary>>

Mike Evans wins Bladder Grabber 41 See article in Combat section

2019 Western Canada Stunt Championships is an international event See article in Aerobatics section

Buzz Wilson's August 2019 Musings from the Combat Pits column:
A propane-powered starter horn in Combat section

First-ever A Day at the Races contest report See article

Meet Mr. Rogers See article in Speed section

2019 Lucky Hand Fun Fly report and photos See article

Combat Graffiti 2019 report See article in Combat section

Salem Summer Tune-Up results and photos See article

<< 2019 Stunt-a-Thon results and photos See article

Northwest Regionals report and photos See article

Prop Spinners 2019 Fun Fly draws a crowd See article on Eugene Prop Spinners page

Mark Hansen's May 2019 Cognitive Modeler column: Officiating Combat

Buzz Wilson's April 2019 Musings from the Combat Pits column: The Combat stooge revised in Combat

Contest season opens with a damp Jim Walker Memorial Spring Tune-Up See article

Zoot's Mixture April 2019 column: What's your theme song? in Regular columns

Twenty fliers greet 2019 sunshine at Oregon Flying Fun No. 3 See article >>

Two B Speed engines compared, Part 2 See article in Speed section

Buzz Wilson's March 2019 Musings from the Combat Pits column: New tools! in Combat section

The Yeti and other kits from Hobbins Hobbies See article in Combat section

Paul Walker's March 2019 column: How to fix tight ball links in Aerobatics section

Read Spring 2019 edition of Britain's Combat Flyers Association newsletter in Charlie Johnson's Competition Newsletter section

Buzz Wilson's February 2019 Musings from the Combat Pits column:
Modifying line ends for Speed Limit Combat's new rules in Combat section

Approved! Rule change requires 60-foot lines in fast Clown Race See article in Northwest Rules section

Approved! Four engines added to the Northwest Sport Race list See article in Northwest Rules section

Approved! 80mph Combat line diameter set at .018 for all planes See article in Northwest Rules section

Orin Humphries Scale Matters February 2018 column:
Part 2 of vacuum molding, Preparing the mold in Scale section

<< How to assemble a glow engine See video by Juan Seren

How to build Russ Hester's internal line-tension shutoff
See article in Combat section

B.C. modeling legend Barrie Hobkirk dies See obituary >>

Two B Speed engines compared, Part 1 See article in Speed section

Buzz Wilson's January 2019 Musings from the Combat Pits column: Combat 60 years ago

CL opens 2019 alive and well at Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and Polar Bear Fun Fly See article

Mike Hazel regains Competitor of the Year Title See article and NW Standings


This page was upated Jan. 1, 2020


For other years' FL news headlines, see 2018 FL news archive | 2017 FL news archive | 2016 FL news archive | 2015 FL news archive | 2014 FL news archive | 2013 FL news archive| 2012 FL news archive | 2011 FL news archive | 2010 FL news archive | 2009 FL news archive | 2008 FL news archive | 2007 FL news archive | 2006 FL news archive