Waco C-6


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Waco C-6 - completed model photo

Waco C-6  
by Paul Del Gatto
from Flying Models
December 1954 
26in span
Tags: Scale IC F/F C/L Biplane Civil
all formers complete :)
got article :)

Submitted to Outerzone: 05/10/2012
Outerzone planID: oz3471 | Filesize: 455KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: hogal


About this Plan

Waco C6 - Control line profile scale model. For either free flight or CL.

Quote: - "Forget the old bugaboo about hard-to-fly bipes - they're as simple to make and fly as mono-wing models. Our Waco C-6 is one of the sweetest flying sportsters we've ever built. We've taken some liberties in scaling the free-flight C-6, to make it more stable in flight. If you've a hankering to build the contril line version, you'll note the plans show scale stab and rudder outlines. All photos shown are of the free-flight version. Flying the model is a pleasure..."

Quote: "Waco C6 - the only profile fuselage scale plan in the book. It does puzzle me to a certain extent because of their popularity. This time a biplane for 020 to 049 engines. (Published before Cox was beginning their period of influence but the engine size was popular in 54)."

This plan was printed in Flying Models Decade of Designs (1), published 1960.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 26/01/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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User comments

The Waco by Paul del Gatto, is also a free flight. As a matter of fact, I built this model some years ago and flew it free flight with a Cox Babe Bee.
Eduardo - 05/10/2012
Thanks Eduardo, have added text from article now, and updated this listing.
SteveWMD - 27/01/2017
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