USS Macon, artwork

USS Macon, artwork

C010/2791 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.3MB

Downloadable file size: 953.1KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: CLAUS LUNAU/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: USS Macon. Artwork of Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk fighters flying around their mothership, the US Navy airship the USS Macon. An inset shows a Sparrowhawk docked inside the airship, which could carry five of these aircraft. The USS Macon was 239 metres long, and was a rigid airship built in the USA by the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation. The gas used to provide lift was helium, with structure provided by rigid girders (shown in the various cutaway sections). There were eight engines, each driving a propeller on the side (three seen here). The USS Macon was launched on 21 April 1933, crashing on 12 February 1935.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, adult, aerial, aeroplane, aeroplanes, aircraft, airplane, airplanes, airship, american, artwork, aviation, aviator, aviators, caucasian, curtiss f9c sparrowhawk, cutaway, engine, engines, fighter aircraft, flying, girder, girders, goodyear zeppelin corporation, helium, historical, history, human, illustration, in flight, inset, male, man, men, mid-air, north america, north american, people, person, pilot, pilots, plane, planes, propeller, propellers, rigid airship, sky, steel framework, technological, technology, united states, usa, uss macon, white, zeppelin

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.