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Waco AGC-8
 

Seventeen 1937 AGC-8 (ATC 664) were built at a $9,895 price. Two were impressed by the USAAF as UC-72P (NC20905 and NC20909) in 1942, two were exported, and two were later modified as EGC-8 (X=NC2334 and NC19364).

 

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 Waco AGC-8 NC20950

 

 

The EGC-7 Custom Cabin of 1937 (ATC 639) sold for $10,390. Thirty-eight were built, of which 30 went to Brazil, and 3 to the USN/USCG as J2W. Seven were civil (NC1312, NC2209, NC2239, NC2241, NC17706, NC17724, and NC17749). Manufacturing rights were granted to the Brazilian government in 1939, but it is unknown if any were produced there.
 
 
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Waco EGC-7 NC2269
 
 
Seven EGC-8 (ATC 665) were built from 1937; NC2279. NC2329, NC19354, NC19357, NS19365, NC19382, and NC19375, plus 2 conversions from AGC-8 (NC2334 and NC19364) selling for $12,680. Four were impressed by the USAAF as UC-72B.
 
 
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Waco EGC-8 AGC-8 conversion NC19364
 
 
One, NX2334, was tested with a 260hp Menasco D-6 for the MGC-8.
 
 
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Waco EGC-8 NX2334 with Menasco D-6
 
 
Most military operators operated either a single example, or a very small number. Military operators included Exército Brasileiro of Brazil (30 EGC-7), the Royal Netherlands Air Force possibly impressed an EGC-7, Nicaraguan Air Force (EGC-7), and the Royal Air Force impressed one ZVN-8 in 1942 as UC-72B and four ZGC-7 in 1942 as UC-72E.


 
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1938 Waco AGC-8 NC2312
 
The 1937 built DGC-7 Custom Cabin (ATC 639) sold for $10,390. Two examples were built: NC2239 and NC17706.
 
 

AGC-8 / UC-72P
Engine: Jacobs L-6, 300 hp (224 kW)
Propeller: Hamilton Standard 2B20-9
Wingspan: 34'9"
Length: 27'7"
Useful load: 1472 lb
Max speed: 164 mph
Cruise speed: 145 mph
Stall: 55 mph
Range: 600 mi
Seats: 4-5
17 built, two modified to EGC-8

Two impressed by USAAF as UC-72P

 

DGC-7 
Engine: Wright R-760-E1, 285 hp (213 kW)
Two built
 
DGC-7 Custom Cabin
Engine: Wright R-760-E1, 285hp
Wing span: 34'9"
Length: 26'3"
Useful load: 1570 lb
Max speed: 160 mph
Cruise speed: 150 mph
Stall: 54 mph
Range: 600 mi
Seats: 5

 

EGC-7 Custom Cabin
Engine: Wright R-760-E2, 320 hp (239 kW)
Wingspan: 34'9"
Length: 26'3"
Useful load: 1520 lb
Max speed: 168 mph
Cruise speed: 158 mph
Stall: 54 mph
Range: 560 mi
Seats: 5
 
EGC-8 / UC-72B
Engine: Wright R-760, 320hp
Wingspan: 34'9"
Length: 27'4"
Useful load: 1368 lb
Max speed: 171 mph
Cruise speed: 147 mph
Stall: 55 mph
Range: 510 mi
Seats: 4-5
 
MGC-8 
Engine: Menasco C-6S-4 Buccaneer 260 hp (194 kW)
One modified, unknown number built.
 
YGC-7 / YGC-8
Engine: Jacobs L-4
Possibly none built
 
ZGC-7 / UC-72E
Engine: Jacobs L-5, 300 hp (224 kW)
28 built
Four impressed by USAAF as UC-72E
 
ZGC-8 
same as ZGC-7 for 1938
four built
 
 
 

Seventeen 1937 AGC-8 (ATC 664) were built at a $9,895 price. Two were impressed by the USAAF as UC-72P (NC20905 and NC20909), two were exported, and two were later modified as EGC-8 (X=NC2334 and NC19364).

 

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Waco AGC-8 NC20950

 


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