Spinning Reel Target

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Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
354467_1_1
Yes
Hawthorn, California
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1956  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:32:15 - 00:32:59
Tape Master:
Original Film:
1625
029-098-05
A Jet Interceptor shows a new aerial tow-target designed for super-sonic target practice. Resembling a fishing plug, it's let out at the end of a 5-mile line. Establishing shot - Air to air shot of a Jet Interceptor. MCUS - Under the jets wing is the tow target that can be released and the jet does release it. MCUS - This plug that the plane releases is five miles behind the plane to insure safety for the pilot. MCUS - The jet plane pulls the little target back under its wing.