1940 WACO VKS-7F


  • Auction
  • 1940
  • WACO VKS-7F
  • N29372
  • 5230
  • Cincinnati, OH USA


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Aircraft Bidder - Gordon Ramsay

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    • Auction
    • 1940
    • WACO VKS-7F
    • N29372
    • 5230
    • Cincinnati, OH USA

    Aircraft Bidder - Gordon Ramsay

    Gordon Ramsay

    2460 Greentree Rd, HNGR 12

    Lebanon, OH 45036 USA

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    General Specs (cont.)

    3369

    55 SMOH

    1000 lb

    Used

    N/A

    Additional Classifications

    Detailed Description

    AUCTION - Impeccably Maintained Beautiful Heirloom of American Aviation. 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.
    
    For Additional Information Visit: https://auction.aircraftbidder.com/Listing/Details/396360/N29372-1940-Waco-VKS7

    Avionics / Equipment

    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

    Airframe

    Airframe:
    Annual 4/19/22
    Complete recover 4/73
    New Paint 9/13
    1000 lb useful load
    70 gallons fuel

    Engines / Mods / Prop

    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

    Interior / Exterior

    Interior:
    Brown and Green period correct with dual controls.
    
    Exterior:
    Cherry red with cream highlights.

    Remarks

    Historic Heirloom
    Low Time Engine Overhaul
    Great History
    Don’t Miss Your Chance to Own This!