Flight operations and maneuver of an OQ-14 for anti aircraft target practice,with AT-6 as control ship in El Paso,Texas.
El Paso Texas USA Date:1944, September Duration:3 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
USAAF radio plane OQ-14 as a target plane, maneuvers in El Paso, Texas (operating out of Fort Bliss). The pilot, sitting in an AT-6 (aircraft) used to control the target airplane from the air. The pilot handing out the hand control used to control the target aircraft in flight. The AT-6 which is used to control the Radioplane OQ-14 drone while in flight. U.S. Army team launches the OQ-14 drone from a catapult. The OQ-14 in flight. The OQ-14 performing aerial maneuvers. AT-6 aircraft take off near launching ramp, with Franklin Mountains in background. (This is more accurately a Harvard IIB control plane which is the first Lend/Lease Noorduyn AT-16-ND built for the British). The AT-6 and U.S. aircraft C-45 controller / camera plane taxi. Aerial views of thehe AT-6 in flight and the OQ-14 drone in flight. OQ-14 maneuvers. The OQ-14 parachute deploys and the OQ-14 descends to ground. View of parachute and aircraft lying on ground in Ft Bliss area.
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