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N29372 - 1940 Waco VKS-7

  • Starting Bid: $50,000.00
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Auction starting 12/1/2022 at 1:00PM EST

Auction Ending 12/7/2022 at 1:00PM EST 

 

Located in Cincinnati, OH

 

Description:

 

Designed for navigational training the VKS-7 is a versatile airframe that has served as much as a trainer, an air ambulance, cargo and charter. Only twenty-one VKS-7's were built. This model is among the first airplanes with enclosed cabins adding utility and comfort to flight.

N29372 is owned by the former EAA Oshkosh Master of Ceremonies for Theater In The Woods.  Danny experienced a rich career in commercial aviation and instruction.  He has also written several books and works as a motivational speaker. The entire ownership history can be found in the auction documents. 

The heritage of this airframe and N29372 specifically is a tribute to American aviation innovation.

 

Airframe:

Annual 4/19/22

Complete recover 4/73

New Paint 9/13

1000 lb useful load

70 gallons fuel

 

  Engine:

Overhauled 5/16/09 55 SMOH

Ball bearings replaced with roller bearings at engine overhaul

Oil separator

Bendix Stromberg Carb Overhauled 6/21

Engine and all accessories overhauled by Radial Engines in Guthrie Ok.

New battery 10/22

 

Prop:

11/28/55 installed used prop starting hours unknown 752 since installed

 

Avionics:

Radio Dittel  FSG 70

Auvonix tail beacon transponder new as of 2022

Standard VFR steam gauges

 

Additional Features:

Engine dehumidifier

Motorized tow bar

Oil seperator

Wide gear

Dual controls

 

Exterior:  Cherry red with cream highlights

Interior: Brown and Green period correct with dual controls.

 

Details
  • Contact Phone Number 1-833-824-7243 ext 701
  • Contact Email Address gramsay@aircraftbidder.com
  • Registration Number N29372
  • Make Waco
  • Model WKS-7
  • Required Wire Deposit 4,000
  • Optional Appended Bid Application Instructions 6% Buyers Premium

  • Item # 396360
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