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Army Airship: 1922

Army Airship: 1922

C-2 Army blimp makes record flight through fog and storm. Photographed upon arrival at Bolling Field. A powerful searchlight helped guide the craft through heavy fogs.

-- Washington Post, July 29, 1922

July 1922. Washington, D.C. "C-2 dirigible at Bolling Field." The mystery aircraft first seen here. A few months later it met a fiery end in a hangar explosion in Texas. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

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The fiery end

The Perfect Storm, dirigible-wise. From the October 18, 1922 New York Times here.

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