Road to Top Gun Update — Lonnie Johnson, WACO YMF-5

Feb 24, 2012 No Comments by

Lonnie Johnson of Hendersonville, TN will be competing this year with this colorful WACO YMF-5 biplane in Team Scale with Mitch Epstein as the pilot. It is a 1/3-scale project and it is based on an AMR kit. Nicely detailed and painted it is covered with Nelson’s LiteFab that’s been finished with custom mixed DuPont Base Coat/Clear Coat automotive paint.  Lonnie powered his impressive biplane with a DLE 223 and uses a Futaba 2.4 T10 CAG transmitter and 11 Hitec digital servos for control.

 

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