A glider being towed by a PT-13 aircraft at University of Illinois airport in Urbana, Illinois.
Urbana Illinois USA Date:1953, August 5 Duration:3 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
International exchange of CAP ( Civil Air Patrol ) cadets in Urbana, Illinois. A PT-13 aircraft being pushed manually for use as a tow plane for glider. A man attaches the glider to the tow plane as cadets look on. The PT-13 tows the glider to the take off strip. The glider takes off as the aircraft tows it. A Fairchild aircraft in flight. A glider aircraft comes in for landing and makes a touch down. A pilot in the cockpit of the glider aircraft after it lands. A man pushes the glider and it is towed for take off. A weather vane at the airport and flight control at the strip.
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