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Waco CG-3

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Waco CG-3 was a US light troop military glider of World War II.

The CG-3 was the USAAF's first production troop-carrying glider. 300 CG-3A gliders were initially ordered, but 200 of these were cancelled. The 100 built were used as trainers for the improved CG-4A, which had been ordered. It was developed from the experimental XCG-3.


General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Capacity: 7 troops
  • Length: 13.21 m (43 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 22.28 m (73 ft 1 in)
  • Height: ()
  • Empty weight: 927 kg (2,044 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,996 kg (4,400 lb)




See also

Comparable aircraft

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