The Waco CG-4A was designed to meet a 1941 requirement.
The wood wings were covered by fabric.
The fuselage was welded steel tubing covered by fabric.
The nose had a hinge which allowed it to be raised up for loading.
There were spoilers that were used in the place of flaps. There were two sets of controls.
The Hadrian could carry 15 troops or loads that could include a jeep, 1/4 ton truck, or a 75 mm howitzer.