Aircraft Photo of 45-27948 | Waco CG-4A Hadrian | USA - Air Force | #51168
Registration / Serial:45-27948
Aircraft Original Type:Waco CG-4 Hadrian
Aircraft Generic Type:Waco CG-4 Hadrian
Aircraft Version:Waco CG-4A Hadrian
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
Photo Date:19 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 51168
Photo Comment

The CG-4A was the most widely used US troop/cargo glider of WWII. Constructed of fabric-covered wood and metal, the CG-4A was crewed by a pilot and co-pilot. It could carry 13 troops and their equipment or a jeep, a quarter-ton truck or a 75mm howitzer loaded through the upward-hinged nose section. Fifteen companies manufactured over 12,000 CG-4As and this survivor is on display at the National Museum of the USAF.

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