|A CG-2 on display|
|Manufacturer||Cessna Aircraft Company|
|Designer||Clyde Cessna, Eldon Cessna|
Design and development
Cessna Aircraft was suffering in the depression and downturn in the economy following the Wall Street crash. The company designed a simple primary glider (the Model CG-2) in an attempt to keep the factory going. Cessna marketed the aircraft for sale in a catalog. The glider did go into limited production before the company ceased operation for a number of years.
- Cessna CPG-1 A motorized variant using a 10 hp Cleone engine.
Data from AirVenture Museum website
- Crew: one pilot
- Length: 18 ft 0 in (5.49 m)
- Wingspan: 36 ft 2 in (11.02 m)
- Height: 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
- Wing area: 157 ft2 (14.6 m2)
- Empty weight: 120 lb (54 kg)
- Maximum speed: 25 mph (40 km/h)
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