Northwest control-line model airplane fliers are invited to submit photos and information about their favorite planes, for posting on this Flying Lines page.
Dane Covey of Tacoma, Wash., likes the classic Nobler design. Here is the Nobler he built in 2010, alongside the Profile Nobler he finished earlier in the year. The original Nobler is powered by a Brodak .40, covered in polyspan and guided by Tom Morris controls. Flying Lines photo.
Phil Granderson's Zealot for Precision Aerobatics was a crowd favorite at the 2010 Northwest Regionals in Eugene, Ore. Flying Lines photo.
One of the favorite planes at the 2010 Northwest Regionals was this Pathfinder Two flown in Profile Stunt by Jim Rhoades of Salt Lake City, Utah. Plane was designed and built by Gordon Delaney. Flying Lines photo.
FL reader Elizio Franco of Brazil sent in the photo of his FW 190, powered by a Saito .72 engine. Elizio Franco photo.
Randy Powell of Port Orchard, Wash., has produced another outstanding version of his Ringmaster Deluxe. This one is powered by an OS .40VF with Randy Smith pipe and carbon gear. Finish is Coverite with dope colors and catalyzed polyurethane topcoat. All-up weight is 49 oz. Randy Powell photo.
Ted Fancher's Classic Ruffy, flown in Classic and Precision Aerobatics at the 2010 Northwest Regionals in Eugene, Ore. Flying Lines photo.
Floyd Carter of Eugene, Ore., built this 1949 British stunter called the Millsbomb. It's powered by a .75 Mills diesel. Since the plans call for a Mills 1.8 diesel, Floyd reduced the size to 26-inch wingspan and made some other modifications. Decoration is silkspan dyed yellow with Brodak paint. The plane weighs 8.1 oz. Flying Lines photo
Flying Lines reader Henry Dantas of Brazil sent in this photo of his recently completed Arthemis, powered by a SuperTigre .60 engine. Flying Lines photo.
Gerald Schamp built this Joe Wagner/Veco Chief. The plane is scratch-built from Wagner plans, covered with silkspan and Brodak dope with vinyl lettering. Engine is a Byron Barker Magnun .36. It weighs 48 oz. Gerald started building the plane 10 years ago. Flying Lines photo.
Jim Aron's Classic Stunt Feno seen at the 2010 Northwest Regionals in Eugene, Ore. Flying Lines photo.
Pete Ferguson's Impact, seen at the 2010 Stunt-a-Thon in Puyallup, Wash. It's powered by an O.S. .40VF. Flying Lines photo.
This is Pete Peterson's beautiful Saturn, seen at the 2010 Northwest Regionals, held in Eugene, Ore., May 28-29-30, 2010. The Saturn is powered by a Randy Smith AAC VF .46, Using Wildcat 10/18 fuel. Prop is an Eather 11.5x4 three-blade. Lines are .018" x 66' eye-to-eye. Flying weight, 58 oz. Flying Lines photo.
The Concours d'Elegance winner at the 2010 Northwest Regionals, held in Eugene, Ore., May 28-29-30, was the Systrema, built and flown by Jim Aron of El Cerrito, Calif. Photo at left shows a detail of the tail art. Flying Lines photos.
This page was upated Sept. 6, 2010