Wind tunnel model of the YC-62
Role Transport aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Waco Aircraft Company
Primary user United States Army Air Forces
Number built 0

The Waco C-62 was a proposed high wing transport airplane similar in size and capacity to the Douglas DC-3. 13 pre-production aircraft were ordered in October 1941, with a contract for 240 production models awarded in early 1942;[1] however, the project was canceled in September 1943 in favor of the Curtiss-Wright C-76 Caravan before any aircraft were built.[2]


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General characteristics



  1. ^ Craven, Wesley Frank and James Lee Cate, The Army Air Forces in World War II. 1983. Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ASIN B000Q026Z6. p.22.
  2. ^ Fahey, John C., US Army Aircraft 1908-1946. 1946. New York: Ships and Aircraft Publishing.
  3. ^ Waco YC-62. Aviarmor.net. Accessed 2013-02-03