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Anyone remember the MACO Vaga?

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Old 06-18-2012, 04:55 AM
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Default Anyone remember the MACO Vaga?

Looks interesting. Anyone familiar with it? I'd love to have a set of white walls as seen on the box art...
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:27 PM
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I do I do
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:57 PM
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Well..... How was it?
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I believe Kavan made the white wall tires. Not very well accepted in the states.
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:40 AM
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I never built one but did fly one, flew good
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:22 AM
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Default RE: Anyone remember the MACO Vaga?

Hi,

It was in "New Items" section of Model Airplane News April 1973 so it is a rather old design.
They writethere "Complete Pattern or Open Pylon kit" so it was also meant as a suitable plane for Pylon racing it seems (not sure in what class - "Open"?).

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Old 06-29-2012, 08:30 PM
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Default RE: Anyone remember the MACO Vaga?

Yes I had one back in the mid 70's, made it a trike gear,flew great with a 45 on it . foam wing and stabwrapped in card board of some kind, but it worked ok Bob.
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Old 06-29-2012, 09:08 PM
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"Open" pylon was just that, it was open to most anything you wanted to fly. Formular I, and Quarter Midget both had to be at least a stand off scale of a real pylon racer. A lot of new guys got their start in open just to get a taste of flying around the pylons. It was a fun event and a lot of crazy flying. Yahoo..


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Default RE: Anyone remember the MACO Vaga?

Flew 1 for years. Loved it. Rossi 40 (piped and muffled), 2 gear retracts. Have found 2 more and will fly again, when I get time to build. It was fast. Fuse very light, wing (and stab) balsa covered and quite heavy.
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Are you interested in selling (if you have one0?
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