Waco Glider

Waco Glider
Waco Glider Detail
Rating:

Amazon.com Price: Check Price at Amazon.com

Waco Glider Description

The CG-4A Glider was the most widely used U.S. troop/cargo glider of WW II. Flight testing began in 1942 and eventually more than 12,000 CG-4As were procured. Fifteen companies manufactured CG-4As.

The primary military glider for American armed forces in World War II, the CG-4 is commonly known as the Waco Glider, or Hadrian in British use. Sixteen different companies built the CG-4, producing nearly 14,000 models for use during the war. The CG-4 could land 13 troops plus equipment, a quarter-ton Jeep, a 75mm howitzer, or a small trailer. In rare cases, small bulldozers were loaded aboard the gliders. In British use, the Hadrian was significantly smaller than other British gliders,…

Read More at Amazon.com…

Tags: Waco, Glider
Waco Glider

Posted in Uncategorized
Recent Posts
Recent Comments
    Random Post Thumbnails