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Aircraft  The Company
 
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Model Military Number Name
1930 RNF    
1936 UPF PT-14  
1937 EGC UC-72B  
 

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Concentrating on 2-seat aerobatic trainers and 4-seat cabin tourers, Waco was the largest producer of non-military aircraft in the U.S. during the late 1920s and 1930s.  During World War II, Waco designed and produced training and transport gliders.

History

1919: George "Buck" Weaver forms Weaver Aircraft Co.  The company is quickly known as Waco.

1923: Reorganized as Advance Aircraft Co.

1929: Renamed The Waco Aircraft Co.

1947: Production ends.

 
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