Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Chase XCG-18A Avitruk. Left side rear view from below flying over Wright-Patterson Air Force Base [under tow] as it comes in for a landing upon delivery from the factory to Air Material Command. Reg. #GH 6506; s/n 46-506.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Gliders (Aeronautics)
  • Military Aircraft
  • Transport planes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1950

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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