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Waco YKS-6 ( 25 in. / 63.5 cm )


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Waco YKS-6 model airplane plan

Waco YKS-6

FSI's Waco YKS-6

The Waco YKS–6 of the "C" series Wacos were all unequal span, staggered single bay biplanes. They were fabric covered, the wings having a wooden structure and the control surfaces and fuselage constructed from metal frames. The wings were braced with outward splayed N form interplane struts plus a strut connecting the centre section rear spar to the bottom of the forward interplane strut, following Waco's standard practice. They had a fixed tailwheel undercarriage, which could be partially or completely faired. There was seating for 4/5 including the pilot. Most were powered by 7 cylinder radial engines of different makes.

The FSI (flying scale Inc.) Waco YKS plan as a wingspan of 25 inches and is rubber powered implying that the builder should keep the model weight as light as possible. The plan is carefully drawn with an abundance of detail on the construction and the detailing to make this a beautiful aircraft to see and hopefully to fly. Some of the scale detail such as the corrugated ailerons and lightening holes in the wing ribs are, in my estimation, a little over the top unless the builder is looking to compete in scale model competition.

Enlarging the plans from a wingspan from 25 inches to a wingspan of 37 1/2 inches or 50 inches for upgrading to electric power and a proportional radio system.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waco_S_series
Details: Full Details
ID: 94710
File Size: 2.0 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 25 in. / 63.5 cm
Publisher: FSI
Weight:8 Ounces
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 09/01/2016 03:44
Updated: 18/02/16 11:29:44pm
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

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Plan ID:94710
Keywords:Waco YKS – 6 IC rubber power scale Monocoupe
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 25 in. / 63.5 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:8 Ounces
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:FSI
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