Provided contract glider training to the United States Army Air Forces, 1942-1944. Training provided by Burke Aviation Service An all-way turf airfield. Used primarily C-47 Skytrains and Waco CG-4 unpowered Gliders. The mission of the school was to train glider pilot students in proficiency in operation of gliders in various types of towed and soaring flight, both day and night, and in servicing of gliders in the field.
Inactivated during 1944 with the drawdown of AAFTC's pilot training program. No evidence today remains of its existence.
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