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Naval Aviators Set World Record For Distance In Balloons 1932Posted: Sep 27, 2011
Navy Lieutenants Thomas G. W. Settle and Wilfred Bushnell took first place in the International Balloon Race on 27 September 1932 when their gas balloon landed on the Polish-Latvian border at Daugieliszki, Poland.
Video Thursday: Navy Airships And AircraftPosted: Jul 28, 2011
Today is Video Thursday and we’ll take a look at the Navy’s airship history and the aircraft that accompanied them. This first clip shows rare footage of the Vought UO-1 […]
First Airship To Land On Aircraft Carrier, 1928!Posted: Jan 27, 2011
ZR-3, USS Los Angeles, was a zeppelin built in Germany for the United States Navy as part of a reparations payment. She was our longest-serving airship from 1924-1939. Her landing […]