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Cletrac (used to move Aircraft)

Cletrac (used to move Aircraft)

Flying Control Runway-head Trailer
A familiar sight at the end of take-off runway and a life saver on many occasions. At times, the mobile
floodlight beacon was the only way crews could locate a runway under bad weather conditions.

359th Cpl George Turkel using a
"Put Put" to start a B-17

Heavy 6 X 6 1/2 Ton Truck
parked at Lilford Hall


[photo from the 303rdBGA Archives]