Waco SRE (oz14157)


Waco SRE (oz14157) by Dave Robelen 2004 - plan thumbnail

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Waco SRE. Micro RC scale model, for electric power. All-sheet construction. Wingspan 14 in, wing area 53.5 sq in. For KP-00 motor with 6:1 gearing.

See Scott Christensen's excellent RCGroups build thread and pics (sampled here) at: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?257746-Micro-Scale-Waco-SRE

Quote: "In the last year or so I've discovered micro R/C and have had great success. I recently fell in love with the little Waco SRE model that was published in the February issue of Micro Flight magazine. Dave Robelen did a real nice job with this thing and being a confirmed 'Wacophile', I had to give it a try. Long story short, it came out very well and flies just SUPER!

Basically the airplane is stock from the plans but I felt the need to detail it as much as possible. The final flying weight is 31 grams, using an RFFS100 reciever, DWE actuators, an internally mounted Cloud 9 micro on/off switch and a single 170maH LiPo cell. The antenna is an internally mounted Azarr M-72 Lite unit. The motor is a KP00, with a homebuilt 6:1 Didel gearbox. The prop is a highly modified GWS 5 x 4.7 plastic unit, whittled down to reduce area and look more like a Hamilton Standard.

This little Waco has now been flown on several occasions in a fully enclosed basketball court and this has proven to be way more space than it needs. It ROG's perfectly straight and, throttled back, flies at a very respectable scale-like speed. So far I've been able to do touch and go's, stall turns and loops. It's great fun to fly and very satisfying to watch on those close in low level passes.

I would highly recommend this design to anyone who's looking for a nice flying scale ship for micro R/C."

See also build notes by Scott at: https://nasascale.wordpress.com/2012/02/11/waco-sre/

See also Scott's thread on building a second, improved and more scale version [pic 004] at : https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?305801-Micro-Waco-SRE-2

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