Waco C-6 (oz3471)

 

Waco C-6 (oz3471) by Paul Del Gatto from Flying Models 1954 - plan thumbnail

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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.

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

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Waco C-6 (oz3471) by Paul Del Gatto from Flying Models 1954 - model pic

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  • (oz3471)
    Waco C-6
    by Paul Del Gatto
    from Flying Models
    December 1954 
    26in span
    Scale IC F/F C/L Biplane Civil
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 05/10/2012
    Filesize: 455KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: hogal

ScaleType:
  • Waco_Custom_Cabin_series | help
    see Wikipedia | search Outerzone


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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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