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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 4: The Second World War, Airspeed and WACO Gliders

Canadian Military Aircraft of the Second World War, Airspeed and WACO Gliders

Data current to 28 Dec 2018.

Airspeed AS 51 Horsa Mk. I & II Transport Glider (3), (Serial Nos. TL334, TL349, TL401).

Airspeed Horsa Transport Gliders.  (RAF Photo)

Airspeed Horsa Transport Gliders, Operation Market Garden, 1944.  (RAF Photo)

Airspeed Horsa Transport Glider, RAF (Serial No. DP726).  (RAF Photo)

General Aircraft Hotspur Mk. II Glider (22), (Serial Nos. HH418, 19, 21, 25, 27, HH521, 51-53, 57-62, 64, 79, 80, HH6646, 47, 54, 67).

General Aircraft GAL.48 Hotspur Mk. II gliders, RAF (Serial No. BT551), L, nearest, of No. 2 Glider Training Unit.

General Aircraft GAL.48 Hotspur Mk. II Glider, RAF (Serial No. 8T596.  (RAF Photo)

WACO CG-4A Hadrian Mk. II Glider (32), (Serial Nos. 9501, 9503, 9505-9530, KH944-KH947).

WACO CG-4A Hadrian Mk. I Glider, RAF (Serial No. FR557), under tow at the Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment, Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire, England.  (IWM Photo E(MOS)1235)

 (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, AM640-S1-: CVA 260-1521)

WACO CG-4A Hadrian Mk. I Glider, Vancouver, British Columbia, ca 1945.

WACO CG-4A Glider, ca 1960s.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo,  MIKAN No. 4233994)

WACO Hadrian CG-4A Glider.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4233997)

WACO CG-4A Hadrian Glider "Voo Doo", preparing for a flight over the Atlantic, ca Dec 1942.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3607724)

WACO CG-4A Hadrian Glider "Voo Doo", first glider to be towed across the Atlantic being unloaded at Prestwick in England, 31 Dec 1942.  (IWM Photo TR 1159)

WACO CG-15A Glider (1), (Serial No. 9504).

WACO CG-15A Glider, USAAC (Serial No. 55594), Rockcliffe, Ontario, 9 Feb 1946.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583927)

WACO CG-15A Glider, USAAC, Griswal nose, spoilers, wing covers and pitol cover glider with skis, USAAF markings, Rockcliffe, Ontario, 6 Feb 1946.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583925)

WACO CG-15A Glider, interior view, 9 Feb 1946.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583926)

WACO CG-15 Glider pickup, Rockcliffe, Ontario, 19 Feb 1946.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583928)

WACO PG-2A Powered Glider (1), (Serial No. 9502).  PG-2A with two 200 hp (150 kW) L-440-7 engines.

WACO PG-2A Powered Glider, USAAF (Serial No. 514037), 9 Jan 1946.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583917)

WACO PG-2A Powered Glider, USAAF (Serial No. 514037), interior, 9 Jan 1946.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583915)

WACO PG-2A Powered Glider, USAAF (Serial No. 514037), 9 Jan 1946.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583916)

WACO PG-2A Powered Glider, RCAF (Serial No. 9502).  (RCAF Photo)