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Waco UPF-7

One of the "prettiest" planes in the collection! Beautifully restored from nose to tail.

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Aircraft Specs
  • Wingspan 30 feet
  • Length 23 feet, 1 inch
  • Empty Weight 1,870 pounds
  • Powerplant Continental W-670-6A radial engine
  • Crew 2
  • Max Speed 114 mph
  • Service Ceiling 14,000 feet
  • Range 400 miles
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“A perfect restoration.”

Pierre Swick, of Waitsfield, Vermont donated a UPF-7 WACO to the collection. The tandem trainer joins the organization’s flying history collection at the Stow, Massachusetts headquarters. This aircraft has been fully restored with the greatest possible care and attention to detail. Consider this aircraft flying art!

Rolling off the Waco Aircraft Company’s Troy, Ohio production line in 1940, this UPF-7 still retains its original civilian registration NC29324. WACO built more than six hundred UPF-7s from 1937 through 1942, a few of which served as PT-14s in the US Army Air Force. The type is well sought after today, with roughly 80 still on the civil registry. An earlier variant, the YMF-5, returned to production in the mid-80s with the WACO Classic Aircraft Company of Lansing, Michigan.

*The Waco is on premise in Massachusetts and available for viewing during special events and by appointment only. Please call our office for more information.

 

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