Erik Engheim

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the Macon was a US Navy airship that functioned as a floating aircraft carrier, carrying a squadron of Sparrow fighters

ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE RNAS 1914-1918 (Q 27488)   Three members of crew at work on the starboard engine gantry of a Royal Navy Air Service North Sea (N.S.) type non-rigid airship during an anti-submarine patrol off the British coast circa 1918. None appear to be wearing a safety line. On the upper level the mechanic is standing next to his compartment from which he controlled the 240HP Fiat engines. On the lower level a gunner mans his gun.

“ North Sea Class airship over North Sea The British NS (North Sea) class blimps were the largest and last in a succession of non-rigid airship designs that served with the Royal Naval.

The interior of the Hindenburg’s lower tail fin. The starboard access hatch can be seen at lower right, and the control area for the aft landing wheel can be seen between the pair of V-shaped girder arrangements at lower center. Further forward from this position, a trio of portholes in the starboard side of the fin mark the location of the emergency helm control stand. The man in the photo is standing at roughly the same spot as the Chief Engineer’s landing station.

The interior of the Hindenburg’s lower tail fin. The starboard access hatch can…