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Creator:
Waco Aircraft Company  Search this
Names:
Waco Aircraft Company  Search this
Extent:
5.03 Cubic feet ((1 slim legal document box) (4 legal document boxes) (55 rolled drawings))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Date:
1947
Arrangement:
Box 1 includes: Numerical drawing list for Model W Aristo-Craft, Change orders 50015-50079, 50104-50180, 50181-50250, 50251-50300, 50301-50400 and 50401-50500. Box 2 includes: Change orders 50501-50600, 50601-50800, 50801-51000, 51001-[56224] and 8414-49252. Size 'A' obsolete drawings. Box 3 includes: Change orders S and SK and drawings 50014-50039, 50101-50200 and 50201-50300. Box 4 includes: Drawings 50301-50400, 50401-50500, 50501-50600 and 50701-50800. Box 5 includes: Drawings 50801-50900, 51100-51200, 51201-51300 and 51301-51400.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1947, twenty-five years after the construction of their first aircraft, the Waco Company of Troy, Ohio unveiled the unconventional Aristo-Craft or Model W. This four-place, high-wing cabin monoplane featured a 215 hp Franklin air-cooled engine, semi-retracting tricycle landing gear and a tail-mounted propeller in a pusher configuration. Only one was ever built and the aircraft did not receive an Aircraft Type Certification. The Aristo-Craft was the last aircraft produced by Waco.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
Terrence O'Neill, unknown, 1997, 1998-0015, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Waco W Aristocraft  Search this
Aircraft industry  Search this
Aircraft industry -- United States  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
Identifier:
NASM.1998.0015
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1998-0015