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Next Northwest CL events: Oregon Flying Fun No. 2 See Where the Action Is


Northwest B Proto Speed is becoming a popular Northwest competition event. Steve Lindstedt of Silverton, Ore., has completed his version of the Smokin' Joe, a Northwest B Proto airplane design, which is available in kit form from Chris "Partner" Sackett. Steve hopes to begin test flights soon. Steve Lindstedt photo.

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Northwest control-line news headlines

New! Eugene Prop Spinners club February 2018 Prop Spinner Chatter newsletter available for download in NW Club News

New! Combat's First 20 Years 27th installment:
The Rudner family in Combat section

New! Back Issues project continues with March 1986 Flying Lines newsletter
See Flying Lines Back Issues in PDF

New! Buzz Wilson's February 2018 column: All about bladders for 1/2-A Combat
in Musings from the Combat Pits

The ASP .25 for Northwest Sport Race See article in Racing section

Approved! Two rules changes take effect in 2018 for Northwest Sport Race: ASP .25 added to the engine list and shutoffs legalized See article in NW Rules section

New! Combat's First 20 Years 26th installment: Combat photo scrapbook Vol. 1 in Combat section

Oregon and B.C. fliers greet 2018 with Oregon Flying Fun No. 1 and Polar Bear Fun Fly See article

Combat's First 20 Years 25th installment: Bob Nelson in Combat section

Buzz Wilson's January 2018 column: Fora 1/2-A Combat engine bearing problem in Musings from the Combat Pits

Competitor of Year title awarded See article on NW Standings page

Western Oregon Control-Line Flyers club December 2017 Wolf Call newsletter available for download in NW Club News


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