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Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Balloons - Flights - Returning from a U-boat scouting party. Aerial naval observer coming down from a "Blimp" type balloon after a scouting tour somewhereo n the Atlantic Coast

Balloons - Equipment - Fusilage of U.S. Dirigible, or blimp. Photo taken at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Flying Field, Akron, Ohio

Photograph Rising the First Main Frame of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Head-Chief Inspector of Structures Walking Through a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of the Interior Hull of a Dirigible before Gas Cells were Installed, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Oil Tank on the USS Akron, ca. 1933

Photograph of Crews Quarters in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Crew Bunks of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of the USS Akron in the Goodyear-Zeppelin Dock , ca. 1933

U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters, ca. 1933

Photograph of the Left Side of the Control Car on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Propeller on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Side Corridor on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph Looking Down in Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible , ca. 1933

Photograph of the Nose of the USS Akron being Attached, ca. 1933

Photograph of Engine Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Sailor at the Bow Mooring Post on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Navigation Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Two Photograph of the Catwalk on the USS Akron, ca. 1933

Photograph of Control Wires and Pulleys on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of the Starboard Side of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

BF GOODRICH CORPORATION BLIMP PILOT - POP KINAS

The Goodyear Blimp passes near the Space Transportation System (STS) shuttle. The shuttle, with access arms in place, is undergoing preparations prior to its maiden flight

Artwork: "Blimp to the Rescue" Artist: Albert K. Murray Catalog Number: 110. Courtesy U.S. Navy Combat Air Center

Artwork: "Chow Down - Blimp Style" Artist: Albert K. Murray Catalog Number: 97-A. Courtesy U.S. Navy Combat Art Center

Artwork: "Surfaced U-boat firing on a patrol blimp". Artist: Fritz Friedel

Crewmen man the rails and stand atop the forward 16-inch gun turret as the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB 62) returns to home port after 11 months at sea. A fireboat welcomes the ship with fountains of water while the Fuji Film Corporation blimp passes overhead

An aerial view of the harbor including the Statue of Liberty, the Goodyear blimp and the New York City skyline. Small craft are gathered in the harbor for the 100th anniversary celebration of the Statue of Liberty and the International Naval Review

Sailors aboard the amphibious command ship USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20) man the rails during the International Naval Review and the 100th anniversary celebration of the Statue of Liberty. The Goodyear blimp is overhead

A sunset view of the battleship USS IOWA (BB-61) with a blimp overhead during the International Naval Review

An aerial view of the harbor including Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, the Goodyear blimp and the New York City skyline. The ships are attending the 100th anniversary celebration of the Statue of Liberty and the International Naval Review

A port quarter view of the Norwegian training bark CHRISTIAN RADICH arriving for the International Naval Review. The Goodyear blimp is overhead

The Goodyear blimp flies over the base during the"Festival of Flight,"an Air Force 40th anniversary celebration

Corporal Scott Bender, USMC, talks with an Egyptian soldier about a camera encased in a BLIMP, a case to suppress the camera sound, at a small arms firing range just outside of Mubarak Military City in Egypt. Numerous nations participating in BRIGHT STAR 01-02 gathered at the small arms firing range to shoot and learn about each countries' weapons systems as part of the affiliation training phase of the exercise. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly...

A 12-year-old patient at the U.S. Naval Medical Center San Diego, Cailf, observes the San Diego area from aboard the SANYO blimp gondola. Children fighting life-threatening illnesses soared above Southern San Diego in the blimp as part of the'Believe in Tomorrow's Hands on Adventures'program for critically ill children, designed to provide patients and their families with positive, unique experiences. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Daniel A. Barker) (Released)

Children from Naval Medical Center San Diego, Calif., soar above Southern San Diego in the SANYO blimp, part of the'Believe in Tomorrow's Hands on Adventures'program for critically ill children. The SANYO blimp is one of the largest passenger-carrying blimps in the nation and the ride is part of a program designed to provide children fighting life-threatening diseases and their families with positive, unique experiences. (U.S. Navy PHOTO by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 3rd Class Sean P. Lenahan) (Released)

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