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The Waco CG-4A was designed by the Waco Aircraft Company of Troy, Ohio whose personnel followed specifications given to them by the U.S. Army Air Corps. Francis Arcier, a Waco vice-president and chief designer, is usually referred to as the "father" of the CG-4A. A total of 13,903 CG-4A gliders were constructed during the period 1942-1945. The Ford Motor Company, one of the 16 prime contractors building gliders, turned out 4,190 units, far beyond the second best producer with 1,509 units.

The Waco CG-4A was designed by the Waco Aircraft Company of Troy, Ohio whose personnel followed specifications given to them by the U.S. Army Air Corps. Francis Arcier, a Waco vice-president and chief designer, is usually referred to as the "father" of the CG-4A. A total of 13,903 CG-4A gliders were constructed during the period 1942-1945. The Ford Motor Company, one of the 16 prime contractors building gliders, turned out 4,190 units, far beyond the second best producer with 1,509 units.

Images From Vietnam - Page 70 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The…

Images From Vietnam - Page 70 - Armchair General and HistoryNet >> The…

Granville Brothers Gee Bee R-2 Super Sportster (Replica) aircraft picture

Granville Brothers Gee Bee R-2 Super Sportster (Replica) aircraft picture

#Jeep and soldiers loaded up in a glider. Circa: 2/24/1943

#Jeep and soldiers loaded up in a glider. Circa: 2/24/1943

Republic (General Motors) F-84F Thunderstreak; McMinnville, OR, USA

Republic (General Motors) F-84F Thunderstreak; McMinnville, OR, USA

A paratrooper looking through binoculars with his rifle over his shoulder while sheltering under the nose of an Airspeed Horsa Glider of No 21 Heavy Glider Conversion Unit. The paratroopers were taking part in a Press Facility Day exercise 24th June 1943

A paratrooper looking through binoculars with his rifle over his shoulder while sheltering under the nose of an Airspeed Horsa Glider of No 21 Heavy Glider Conversion Unit. The paratroopers were taking part in a Press Facility Day exercise 24th June 1943

Waco Hadrian Mark I,Voo Doo, glider at Dorval, Quebec, before being towed across Atlantic by a Douglas Dakota of RAF

Waco Hadrian Mark I,Voo Doo, glider at Dorval, Quebec, before being towed across Atlantic by a Douglas Dakota of RAF

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