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Waco PG-2

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The Waco CG-4A was the most widely used United States troop/cargo military glider of World War II. It was designated the CG-4A by the United States Army Air Forces,[1] and named Hadrian (after the Roman emperor) in British military service. Designed by the Waco Aircraft Company, flight testing began in May 1942, and eventually more than 13,900 CG-4As were delivered. Production PG-2A had two 200 hp L-440-7 engines, and was later redesignated G-2A in 1948, 10 PG-2s were built by Northwestern.

This plan of the semi-scale (sport-scale) Waco PG-2 was designed by Peter Miller "is a" "twin-engine sports scale powered glider" with the wingspan is 62 3/4 inches, a wing area of 500 square inches, 3 or 4 channel radio system and are ready to fly weight of 40 ounces (2 lbs. 8 oz.). The twin engines are two .049 - .074 nitro engines; the plans show two Cox.049 black widow engines. The construction appears to be straightforward conventional model airplane building with a built-up constant cord wing and a mix of sheet balsa and stick balsa fuselage.

By: kenb

Text Copyright: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waco_CG-4
Details: Full Details
ID: 94707
File Size: 3.6 MB
Type: Glider
Class: Radio-Control
Publisher: RCModeller
Pub. Ref: 1201
Designer: Bob Walton
Date: 10/1995
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 09/01/2016 03:44
Updated: 18/02/16 11:54:33pm
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

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Plan ID:94707
Keywords:Waco PG-2 military glider World War II Allies twin-engine internal combustion engines radio control
Model Type:Glider
Designer:Bob Walton
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