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Waco CG-13, Allied Glider


Photograph of Waco CG-13 glider

U.S. Air Force. Via Wikipedia Commons


Waco CG-13


Specifications:


Passengers 42
Dimensions 85'8" by 54'4" by 20'3"
26.11m by 16.56m by 6.17,
Weight
8700 lbs
3946 kg
Tow speed       190 miles per hour
306 km/h
Capacity
10,200 lbs (4630 kg) cargo
Production
132 from 1943 to 1945


The CG-13 was a much larger version of the CG-4 that went into production towards the end of the war. Its only operational use in the Pacific was of a single glider that participated in the Aparri airdrop.

References

DavesWarbirds.com (accessed 2012-6-13)
Devlin (1979)



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