Kite Balloons to Airships -- The Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience

By: Staff

Price: $25.00

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Very nicely kept commemorative filled with historic black and white photographs and printed on quality coated paper. Measures 8-1/2"x10-1/2" and has 80 pages. Covers the early period, the Navy's first airship, the B-class, early training, WWI, the C-class, the demise of the kite balloon, the switch to helium, the Rigid Airship Program, WWII airships and their operations, post-WWII development and operations, airships int eh postwar period, lighter-than-air(LTA) records sent in the 1950's, the demise of LTA and more.

Title: Kite Balloons to Airships -- The Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience

Author Name: Staff

Categories: Transportation, Aviation, Military,

Edition: Diamond Anniversary 75th Year of Naval A

Publisher: Washington D.C., Deputy Chief of Naval Operation: 1987

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 25639

Keywords: Navy Airships in WWI; Kite Balloons. Navy Airships in WWII. Rigid Airship Program