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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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                                WACO YMF-5  (1/5th scale)

                           
Built from a modified Pica Plan

 

                     

                  SPECIFICATIONS MODEL:

                          Span       ; 1,85m.
                  
                                    Weight    ; 7500 gram

                                    Engine     ; Laser 240-v (40cm3) four-stroke

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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)

Wheelpant

Wheelpant 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 covered

Waco 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-Top

2006;
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 running

Ready
for

first Maidenflight

Throttle open

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Speeding-Up


First Take-Off

Making height

No Trim at all!

Waco in full flight
(1)

Waco in full Flight
(2)

Waco in full Flight
(3)

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Waco Banking

Flying Straight
(1)

Flying Straight
(2)

Flying Straight
(3)

Approaching

Throttle back

Almost
first Touch-down

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First Touch-down

Save Landed

2006; Flightline
1st Dutch Warbird & Scale Meeting,
with Waco, P-61 & B-17

2006; Flightline
1st Dutch Warbird & Scale Meeting,
with Waco. P-61 & B-17

2006; Flightline
1st Dutch Warbird & Scale Meeting,
with Waco, P-61 & B-17

2006;
Waco at the
1st Dutch Warbird & Scale Meeting.
Waiting for his Flight
I don't Fly much
with
the Waco !

 

 

 

 

 

 

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