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

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

Original Caption: Photograph of the Rear Control Car of a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters... more

Patent Drawing for C. P. Fest's Air Ship
Coastal airship

Coastal airship

British Photographs of World War I

Ceremonies - England, Italy - Dirigible flis over ball park where American League plays. On Independence Day in England the American Army and Navy baseball teams at the Chelsea Park. A huge dirigible passed over the field during the game, and the players lost interest in the game for a moment to watch the airship

Ceremonies - England, Italy - Dirigible flis over ball park where Amer...

Date Taken: 7/4/1918 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Ceremonies - England, Italy

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Atlantic Airship, largest in world, makes debut in England. The Atlantic airship, or R-33, makes its debut recently at Shelby, England. Flight proved successful for she remained three hours in air reaching an altitude of 2,000 feet

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Atlantic Airship, largest in world, make...

Date Taken: 3/20/1919 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Balloons - Hangars and Beds

Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Balloon detail formed to meet airship on descent. Note winch and cable

Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations - Headquarters Balloon Detachment,...

Date Taken: 04/0/1918 Photographer: Photo Dept. Fort Sill, Okla. Balloons - Miscellaneous Operations

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - World's Largest Airship, the R-34. The R-34 recently launched at Inchinnin, near Glasgow is 670 feet in length, and driven by powerful engines

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - World's Largest Airship, the...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - British Airship Station. These stations were all along the coast, and during the war, scout planes like the one shown landing, patrolled the coasts for submarines, and guarded transports

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - British Airship Station. These stations ...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Balloons - Hangars and Beds

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - British Airship setting out on patrol. English airship used in guarding the coast against subs, leaving her mooring to start on a flight

Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations - British Airship setting out ...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Balloons - In the Theatre of Operations

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - British Airship Station. Large English dirigible rigid in the air being hauled down after a flight. These airships cannot make their own landing but are hauled down to earth by cables dropped from the ship when she gets near the ground

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - British Airship Station. Large English d...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Balloons - Hangars and Beds

Balloons - Accidents & Wrecks - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Goodyear R. 52 showing right (empennage) torn in heavy wind. The accident occurred on the airship's initial flight

Balloons - Accidents & Wrecks - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post ...

Date Taken: 2/8/1918 Photographer: Photo Dept. Fort Sill, Okla. Balloons - Accidents & Wrecks

Balloons - Miscellaneous - Preparing for a cruise. Preparatory to making a flight the big airship is towed from the hangar to the adjacent field by a number of sailors. At the cry "Hands off" the rope holds are relinquished and the big envelope, propelled by the car suspended underneath gracefully sails out over the field

Balloons - Miscellaneous - Preparing for a cruise. Preparatory to maki...

Photographer: Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. Balloons - Miscellaneous

Airplanes - Types - British airship to be used as police patrol. U.S. Navy Dept
Balloons - Hangars and Beds - The R-33 World's Greatest Airship, with which the British expect to attempt the Trans-Atlantic flight

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - The R-33 World's Greatest Airship, with ...

Photographer: International Film Service Balloons - Hangars and Beds

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Marines at practice with airplane guns; Miami, FLA. The gunner or observer aboard an airship must be on the alert for enemy planes. These marine aviators are practicing shooting at miniature planes

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Marines at practice with airplane guns; Mi...

Date Taken: 6/0/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Airplanes - Miscellaneous

Architectural Drawing for a Floating Airship Hangar

Architectural Drawing for a Floating Airship Hangar

Engineering Drawings Related to Airships

Photograph of Crews Quarters in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Crews Quarters in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Original Caption: Photograph of Crews Quarters in a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...Sub... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph of a Oil Tank on the USS Akron, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...Subje... more

Photograph of Crew Bunks of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Crew Bunks of a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Original Caption: Photograph of Crew Bunks of a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...Subject... more

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

Photograph of Head-Chief Inspector of Structures Walking Through a Dir...

Original Caption: Photograph of Head-Chief Inspector of Structures Walking Through a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Inve... more

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

Photograph of the Interior Hull of a Dirigible before Gas Cells were I...

Original Caption: Photograph of the Interior Hull of a Dirigible before Gas Cells were Installed, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to In... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph Rising the First Main Frame of a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disas... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph of Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disa... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph of the USS Akron in the Goodyear-Zeppelin Dock , ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible ... more

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

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

Original Caption: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters. (1933 - 06/14/1933)..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Inve... more

Photograph of a Propeller on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of a Propeller on a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Original Caption: Photograph of a Propeller on a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...Subjec... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph of a Side Corridor on a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...Su... more

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

Photograph of the Left Side of the Control Car on a Dirigible, ca. 193...

Original Caption: Photograph of the Left Side of the Control Car on a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigib... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph Looking Down in Emergency Control Station of a Dirigible , ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate ... more

Photograph of Engine Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Engine Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Original Caption: Photograph of Engine Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...Subjec... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph of the Nose of the USS Akron being Attached, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disa... more

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

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

Original Caption: Two Photograph of the Catwalk on the USS Akron, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...... more

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

Photograph of a Sailor at the Bow Mooring Post on a Dirigible, ca. 193...

Original Caption: Photograph of a Sailor at the Bow Mooring Post on a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigib... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph of the Starboard Side of a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters..... more

Photograph of Navigation Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Photograph of Navigation Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933

Original Caption: Photograph of Navigation Room in a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disasters...Su... more

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

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

Original Caption: Photograph of Control Wires and Pulleys on a Dirigible, ca. 1933..U.S. National Archives’ HMS Record Entry ID: NWL-16051..Creator: U.S. Congress. Joint Committee to Investigate Dirigible Disa... more

HINDENBURG CRASH, 05/06/1937 (Disc 2)

HINDENBURG CRASH, 05/06/1937 (Disc 2)

ARC Identifier 64668 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-12735. Reel 2: 700'. 1) LS Zeppelin (Hindenburg) in flames. 2) MS Camera pans L to R showing wreckage of Zeppelin. 3) US Nose of the burned airship. 4) US Hind... more

THE CALL OF THE AIR

THE CALL OF THE AIR

ARC Identifier 65873 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-19319. Summary: Shows Lighter-than-air aircraft, ground and air shots illustrating activities and educational opportunities of students in this branch of the U.S... more

APRIL ALERT SERIES - THE STATUS OF MODERN AIRSHIP ACTIVITIES - FRED R NEBIKER MANAGER AEROMECHANICAL AND WEAPONS SYSTEMS PROGRAMS GOODYEAR AEROSPACE CORPORATION

APRIL ALERT SERIES - THE STATUS OF MODERN AIRSHIP ACTIVITIES - FRED R ...

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 4/21/1976 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

APRIL ALERT SERIES - THE STATUS OF MODERN AIRSHIP ACTIVITIES - FRED R NEBIKER MANAGER AEROMECHANICAL AND WEAPONS SYSTEMS PROGRAMS GOODYEAR AEROSPACE CORPORATION

APRIL ALERT SERIES - THE STATUS OF MODERN AIRSHIP ACTIVITIES - FRED R ...

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 4/21/1976 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

APRIL ALERT SERIES - THE STATUS OF MODERN AIRSHIP ACTIVITIES - FRED R NEBIKER MANAGER AEROMECHANICAL AND WEAPONS SYSTEMS PROGRAMS GOODYEAR AEROSPACE CORPORATION

APRIL ALERT SERIES - THE STATUS OF MODERN AIRSHIP ACTIVITIES - FRED R ...

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 4/21/1976 Photographer: DONALD HUEBLER Keywords: Larsen Scan Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

A right side view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship, during a flight near the center. The Naval Air Development Center is sponsoring the test project to determine if airships offer a practical, military value to the Navy. NATC is evaluating the airship's flying qualities, performance, and vulnerability to radar

A right side view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship, d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Natc, Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A right rear view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship undergoing tests at the center. The Naval Air Development Center is sponsoring the test project to determine if airships offer a practical military value to the Navy. NATC is evaluating the airship's flying qualities, performance, and vulnerability to radar

A right rear view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship un...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Natc, Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A right side view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship undergoing tests at the center. The Naval Air Development Center is sponsoring the test project to determine if airships offer a practical, military value to the Navy. NATC is evaluating the airship's flying qualities, performance, and vulnerability to radar

A right side view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship un...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Natc, Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A left side view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship undergoing tests at the center. The Naval Air Development Center is sponsoring the test project to determine if airships offer a practical military value to the Navy. NATC is evaluating the airship's flying qualities, performance, and vulnerability to radar

A left side view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship und...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Natc, Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A rear view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship undergoing tests at the center. The Naval Air Development Center is sponsoring the test project to determine if airships offer a practical military value to the Navy. NATC is evaluating the airship's flying qualities, performance, and vulnerability to radar

A rear view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship undergoi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Natc, Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

A left side view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship, during a flight near the center. The Naval Air Development Center is sponsoring the test project to determine if airships offer a practical, military value to the Navy. NATC is evaluating the airship's flying qualities, performance, and vulnerability to radar

A left side view of Skytrain 500, a 164-foot British-built airship, du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Natc, Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

The Sea World airship flies overhead in welcome as the Soviet Udaloy class guided missile destroyer Simferopol arrives at Mayport for a goodwill visit

The Sea World airship flies overhead in welcome as the Soviet Udaloy c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mayport State: Florida(FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Crew members man the rails aboard the Soviet Slava class guided missile cruiser MARSHAL USTINOV as the Sea World airship floats overhead in welcome. The MARSHAL USTINOV is one of three Soviet ships in Mayport for a four-day goodwill visit

Crew members man the rails aboard the Soviet Slava class guided missil...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 James Mccarter Jr. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

The Sea World airship travels overhead as a large harbor tug follows the Soviet Slava class guided missile cruiser MARSHAL USTINOV into port. The MARSHAL USTINOV is one of the three Soviet vessels in Mayport for a four-day goodwill visit

The Sea World airship travels overhead as a large harbor tug follows t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Mayport State: Florida(FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 James Mccarter Jr. Release Status: ... more

Harbor tugs maneuver the Soviet Udaloy class destroyer SIMFEROPOL as the large harbor tug CHESANING (YTB-769) and the Sea World airship turn out to welcome the vessel to port. The SIMFEROPOL is one of three Soviet vessels in Mayport for a four-day goodwill visit

Harbor tugs maneuver the Soviet Udaloy class destroyer SIMFEROPOL as t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Mayport State: Florida(FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Steven Schafer Release Status: Rele... more

Soviet sailors man the rails aboard the Slava class guided missile cruiser Marshall Ustinov as the large harbor tug Chesaning (YTB-769) and a commercial harbor tug escort the vessel into port. The Sea World airship floats overhead to welcome the ship, one of three Soviet vessels in Mayport on a four-day goodwill visit

Soviet sailors man the rails aboard the Slava class guided missile cru...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Mayport State: Florida(FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Todd Bent Release Status: Released ... more

The airship Shamu passes overhead as a tug boat escorts the Soviet guided missile cruiser MARSHAL USTINOV toward the pier. The MARSHAL USTINOV and two other ships of the Soviet Northern Fleet are arriving at the naval station for a four-day goodwill visit

The airship Shamu passes overhead as a tug boat escorts the Soviet gui...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Mayport State: Florida(FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Lyn Meyers Release Status: Released to ... more

The Sea World airship travels overhead as a large harbor tug escorts the Soviet Slava class guided missile cruiser MARSHAL USTINOV into port beside the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-60). The MARSHAL USTINOV is one of three Soviet vessels in Mayport for a four day goodwill visit

The Sea World airship travels overhead as a large harbor tug escorts t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Mayport State: Florida(FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 James Mccarter Jr. Release Status: ... more

All the remaining active duty personnel assigned to Naval Air Station Moffett Field muster for a photograph in front of Hangar Bay One. The 211 foot high historical airship hangar, completed in 1933, was once homeport to one of the Navy's largest dirigibles, the USS MACON. The airfield is scheduled to be disestablished on July 1ST after 66 years in operation

All the remaining active duty personnel assigned to Naval Air Station ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Sunnyvale State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Daniel G. Lavoie Release Status: Released to... more

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