|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Frankfort Sailplane Company|
Design and developmentEdit
When the Army Air Corps started a glider development program in 1941 it order two types of transport glider from the Frankfort Sailplane Company, a nine-seat and a 15-seat versions. The smaller glider was to carry a pilot and eight troops and the prototype was designated the XCG-1, the larger glider designated the XCG-2 was to have a pilot and co-pilot and carried 13 troops. The company was busy with the production of the TG-1 training glider so the development of the two new types was slow but a static test XCG-1 was delivered to Wright Field in December 1941 for testing by the Army. The glider failed structural tests and the Army cancelled the contract for both the CG-1 and CG-2.
- Prototype nine-seat transport glider, one non-flyable static test example only.
- Prototype 15-seat transport glider, not built.
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