The number of sleek, fast aircraft boomed during the Golden Age of Aviation, but none could compare with the Waco. Today, the Waco YMF-5D offers the same timeless good looks and the benefits of modern technology. Great Planes' replica recreates its smooth, flowing lines and classic style in sport-scale detail, painted fiberglass and rich MonoKote® film.
This is the radio controlled, glow or gasoline powered, almost ready to fly Waco YMF-5D Biplane from Great Planes. Includes parts to build a two-seat trainer or a single pilot mail carrier. IMAA-Legal 72" Wingspan FEATURES: Construction: Built-up balsa and ply Wings: One-piece with two each plywood and aluminum joiners Aileron Control: Four servo (two per wing) Covering: Top Flite MonoKote Cowl: Painted fiberglass with replica radial engine detail that is secured with hidden cowl rings Cockpit: Parts included for a single-cockpit mail carrier, or a two- cockpit aircraft, instrument panel decals, pilot figures are not included Engine Mount: Two-piece composite construction Fuel Tank: Approximately 24oz (720cc) Landing Gear: Preformed 0.16" (4mm) thick painted aluminum with painted fiberglass fairings and wheel pants Wheels: Three foam, main 3.5" (90mm) diameter, tail wheel, 1.5" (38.5mm) diameter Warranty: Great Planes Model Manufacturing Company guarantees this kit to be free from defects in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover component parts damaged by use or modification. INCLUDES: Pre-built wing, fuselage and tail assemblies, landing gear, wheels hardware packages, instruction manual, fuel tank, decals and dummy plastic engine detail REQUIRES: Radio: At least 4-channels Servos: Seven Servo Extensions: Two 16" (405mm) One 12" (300mm) One 30" (760mm) Y Harness: One 21" (533mm) One 6" (152mm) (two if not using computer radio) Switch & Charge Jack Mounting Set Engine: .91 cu in (14.9 cc) 2-stroke OR 1.20 cu in (19.7 cc) 4-stroke OR 1.5 - 1.8 cu in (25 - 30 cc) gasoline engine Propeller, building & field equipment SPECS: Wing Span: 72" (1830mm) Wing Area: 1384 sq in (89.2 sq dm) Weight: 12.75 - 13.75 lb (5.78 - 6.23 kg) Wing Loading: 21 - 21oz/sq ft (64 - 70g/sq dm) Length: 56.5" (1435mm) Center of Gravity (CG): 5.25" (133mm) back from the leading edge of the top wing Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate Elevator Up & Down, 11/16" (17mm) 8° 1-1/4" (32mm) 14° Rudder Right & Left, 1-3/4" (44mm) 17° 2-1/4" (57mm) 22° Ailerons Up & Down, 11/16" (17mm) 14° 7/8" (22mm) 18° COMMENTS: Following are the Top Flite MonoKote colors used on this model and order numbers for 6' rolls; Cub Yellow (TOPQ0220) Black (TOPQ0208) True Red (TOPQ0227) If a replacement fuel tank is needed, order the Sullivan 24oz Slant Type Flextank (SULQ1444). Some minor trimming and modifications may be required. jxs 03/09/11 ir/jxs