A C-123B assault transport tested for landing on a very rough and sandy field at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
Florida United States USA Date:1955 Duration:6 min 12 sec Sound:Yes
A report on United States Air Force C-123B assault transport aircraft performance in field assault condition and loading tests at various air bases in the United States. An airman sets up equipment for test at Eglin AFB in Florida. The airman standing beside a USAF truck notes down on a paper. The airman walks along a rugged field where C-123B successfully landed. Members of the crew board a C-123B. The aircraft takes off from very rough and sandy ground. A U.S. Air Force cameraman records as the aircraft takes off. The airman talks over a radio. The C-123B lands over a 50 feet obstacle. It lands successfully in an excessive nose-down altitude. A load test on a C-123B at Pope AFB in North Carolina. The cargo door of the C-123B opens up. A jeep rolls out along the ramp of the C-123B. Jeeps are driven out of the aircraft. A field ambulance being driven into the C-123B. A truck mounted crane shovel loader being loaded on the C-123B.
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