Six Temco-reworked Ryan Navions are to be used by the U.S. Army Signal Corps as remote-controlled drones fitted with television and photographic cameras for tactical operations' evaluations. The designation is QL-17A. Shown is U.S. Army 47-1351, colour, red overall.
First photograph to be published of the Tusco Navion Model D, a modernised Navion with tip tanks and many other improvements. It is powered by a Continental O-470-P engine of 240 h.p. which gives it a speed of 185 m.p.h.