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My WACO YMF-5  RC Scale Plane
(1/5th Scale)

Built from 2002 till 2006 (Modified Pica Plan), and Flown from 2006 till present
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The Original Waco YMF-5
(1)

The Original WACO YMF-5
(2)

The Original WACO YMF-5
(3)

2001;

Started building the Model
Waco YMF-5.

Which Project
my Son Jorn
started in 2000
(I took it over in 2001)
But he quit off the Hobby in 2002.

Built from a self modified Pica Plan (1/5th)


 
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2004;

 Waco's Fuselage
ready to cover

Waco's Engine;
Laser V-twin 240
(1)

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Waco's Engine;
Laser V-twin 240
(2)
2005
Waco ready to cover
(1)
Waco ready to cover
(2)
Waco ready to cover
(3)
Waco ready to cover
(4)
WheelpantWheelpant Fillet;
clay moulded

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Wheelpant Fillet;
GRP formed  (1)
Wheelpant Fillet;
GRP moulded
 (2)
2005;
Waco's  Mouldings
Waco's fuselage is coveredWaco is covered with Solartex
(1)
Waco is covered with Solartex
(2)
2006
Waco Model finished

1/5th Scale

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Waco
(rear)
Waco
(front close-up)
Waco
(left-side close-up)
Waco
Close-up
Waco's Pilot Seat
(1)
Waco's Pilot Seat
(2)
Wheelpants

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Wing-Top2006;
Ready for Static Judging
Concours d'Elegance
MFC Delta Oss
2006;
Waco Winning
Concours d'Elegance
MFC Delta Oss
23-08-2006.
Starting the engine
Engine is runningReady
for

first Maidenflight
Throttle open

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Speeding-Up

First Take-OffMaking heightNo Trim at all!Waco in full flight
(1)
Waco in full Flight
(2)
Waco in full Flight
(3)

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Waco BankingFlying Straight
(1)
Flying Straight
(2)
Flying Straight
(3)
ApproachingThrottle backAlmost  first Touch-down

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First Touch-downSave Landed2006, Oss, Netherlands;
Flightline

1st Dutch Warbird & Scale Meeting,
with Waco, P-61 & B-17
Flightline
1st Dutch Warbird & Scale Meeting,
with Waco. P-61 & B-17
Flightline
1st Dutch Warbird & Scale Meeting,
with Waco, P-61 & B-17
Waco at the
1st Dutch Warbird & Scale Meeting.
Waiting for his Flight
2007-2016
I did not Fly much with
the Waco !
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2017
After 14 years I participated
again some Contests.
For the Dutch National Scale Championships
2017

The Waco is Static Judged.

2017

Getting the Waco ready
for the Contest-Flight

2017

Ready for Take-Off

2017

The Contest-Flight

2017

Almost Touch-Down
 

2017

3rd Place.

I have sold the model in nov. 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

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