The Northwest's Favorite Planes

Northwest control-line model airplane fliers are invited to submit photos and information about their favorite planes, for posting on this Flying Lines page.

July-September 2013 Favorite Planes Gallery

Rex Abbott's All American Sr.

Rex Abbott of Sequim, Wash., flew this All-American Senior at the 2013 R.F. Stevenson Memorial Raider Roundup. He powers it with a Forster .29 -- the engine Rex used when he was attending high school 50 years ago. The Social Security card on the wing indicates that the plane is retired but still flying, just like Rex! Rex Abbott photo.

Tom Strom's Impact

Tom Strom of Olympia, Wash., flew this electric-powered Impact at the 2013 R.F. Stevenson Memorial Raider Roundup. Flying Lines photo.

Mike Massey's Nobler

Mike Massey of Cottage Grove, Ore., built this "Green Box" Nobler, powered by an O.S. LA .46. Mike Massey photo.

Dan Rutherford's Phlying Fallic Cymbal

Dan Rutherford of Bothell, Wash., built this interesting airplane based on the Bill Netezeband Bare Cat design. It is powered by a VA .049 and weighs 11.25 ounces. With a wing area of 360 square inches, it has a loading of a mere 4.5 oz. per square inch. Covering is MicaFilm, Monokote and clear mylar. Flying Lines photo.

Robin Mason's Super Clown

Here's a nice sport plane just finished by Robin Mason of Lebanon, Ore. It's a Brodak Super Clown, powered by an Enya .25. Flying Lines photo.

Nigel Tarvin's Werewolf

Nigel Tarvin of Chilliwack, B.C., built this classic Combat plane, the Werewolf, powered by a K&B Torpedo greenhead and covered in silk and dope. The white is automotive base coat/clear coat. It weighs 20.6 oz. Nigel Tarvin photo.

Paul Pomposo's Temptation III

Paul Pomposo of Sebastopol, Calif., flew this Temptation II at the 2013 Northwest Regionals. Flying Lines photo.

Pete Cunha's Olympian

Pete Cunha of Citrus Heights, Calif., flew this Olympian at the 2013 Northwest Regionals. Flying Lines photo.

Mark Wasnick's Tempest

Mark Wasnick of Tulare, Calif., flew this pretty Tempest in Classic Stunt at the 2013 Northwest Regionals. Flying Lines photo.

Kirk Johnson's New Angle

Kirk Johnson is an enthusiast for vintage Speed planes. This New Angle is an example of his fine craftsmanship. Photo submitted by Ken Burdick.

This page was upated Oct. 21,2013