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Waco AQC

 

Manufactured circa 1937. Seven AQC-6 were built.
 
The ZQC-6 model (285 hp Jacobs L-5MB engine) could be converted to an AQC-6 (330 hp Jacobs L-6MB).
 
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Waco ZQC-6
 
At least two AQC-6 Freighter aircraft and eight ZQC-6 Freighter aircraft were ordered through Fleet Aircraft and built for use in Canada with additional freight doors on both sides of the fuselage and equipped for floats. Additional aircraft may have been modified.
 
The USCG used three EQC-6 bought from Waco as J2W-1. One ZQC-6 was impressed by the USAAF as UC-72Q and five as UC-72H. Additional aircraft impressed by the US Navy were undesignated.
 
US Army Air Forces designation for impressed Custom Cabin series Wacos.
UC-72Q - one impressed ZQC-6
UC-72G - one impressed AQC-6
UC-72H - five impressed ZQC-6
 
The Swedish Air Force designation for ZQC-6 was Tp-8a and Tp-8 was a generic designation for all Wacos.
 
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Waco YQC-6 N16205

The Royal Australian Air Force impressed a YQC-6 serialled A-54. It was re-engined with a 200 hp (149 kW) De Havilland Gypsy 6 inline engine in 1946 (VH-UVW).
 
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Waco YQC-6 Gypsy engine VH-UVW

 

The Argentine Navy operated EQC-6 and UOC. The Royal Canadian Air Force impressed AQC-6. The Canadian Department of National Defence purchased two ZQC-6. The Finnish Air Force impressed ZQC-6.
 
 
AQC-6 / UC-72G
Engine: Jacobs L-6MB, 330 hp (246 kW)
Max Speed: 170 mph (274 km/h)
Cruising Speed: 155 mph (249 km/h)
Service Ceiling: 18,500 ft (5,638 m)
Range: 550 mi (885 km)
Empty weight: 2,313 lb (1,049 kg)
Loaded weight: 3,650 lb (1,656 kg)
Span: 35 ft (10.7 m)
Length: 26 ft 8 in (8.1 m)
Height: 8 ft 8 in (2.6 m)
Wing Area: 244 sq ft (22.7 sq m)
7 built
 
DQC-6 
Engine: Wright R-760-E1, 285 hp (213 kW)
11 built
 
EQC-6 / J2W-1
Engine: Wright R-760-E2, 320 hp (239 kW)
20 built.
 
UQC-6 
 
VQC-6 
Engine: Continental W-670-M1, 250 hp (186 kW)
One built.
 
YQC-6 
Engine: Jacobs L-4, 225 hp (168 kW)
Wingspan: 35'0"
Length: 26'2"
Useful load: 2050 lb
Max speed: 159 mph
Cruise speed: 140 mph
Stall: 52 mph
Range: 650 mi
13 built.
Unit cost: $7,295

Seats: 4

 

ZQC-6 / UC-72Q / UC-72H / Tp-8a
Engine: Jacobs L-5MB, 285 hp (213 kW)
Propellers: 2-bladed
Upper wingspan: 35 ft 0 in (10.67 m)
Lower wingspan: 24 ft 6 in (7.47 m)
Wing area: 244 sq ft (22.7 m2) total
Length: 26 ft 8 in (8.13 m)
Height: 8 ft 8 in (2.64 m)
Empty weight: 2,023 lb (918 kg)
Gross weight: 3,500 lb (1,588 kg)
Maximum speed: 166 mph (267 km/h; 144 kn)
Cruise speed: 150 mph (130 kn; 241 km/h)
Service ceiling: 17,000 ft (5,182 m)
Crew: one
Capacity: four passengers
68 built
 
 

 

 

 

 


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