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USS Akron airship, 1930s

USS Akron airship, 1930s

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US NAVY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY US NAVY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

USS Akron airship. Aerial view of the helium-filled USS Akron (ZRS-4) flying over Arlington, Virginia, USA, with the Potomac River and Washington, D.C. below. This rigid airship operated between September 1931 and April 1933 and was the world's first purpose-built flying aircraft carrier, carrying F9C Sparrowhawk fighter planes which could be launched and recovered while in flight. Photographed circa 1931-1932.

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