WW2 Military Glider Aircraft (1939-1945)
The towed glider became a proven transport form in airborne operations concerning World War 2.There are a total of 7 WW2 Military Glider Aircraft (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
This listing includes transport, developmental and assault type gliders used in the conflict.
The Airspeed Horsa series of gliders proved ever-critical to the Allied advances during World War 2....
Only seven prototypes constituted the Blohm and Voss Fighter Glider program - cancelled during the fall of 1944....
The DFS 230 was the principle assault glider of the German Army in the early stages of World War 2....
The General Aircraft Hamilcar heavy glider was used to ferry troops, vehicles and supplies during large-scale airbo...
Towed glider transports like the Gotha Go.242 proved very important to airborne operations of World War 2....
The Lippisch Gleiter Bombenflugzeug would have carried a single large bomb and have been released by carrier ship j...