AERONAUTICS: Abandoned Nose

The Shenandoah (TIME, Jan. 28) will take three months to repair. Her cells are now being deflated, and the costly gas stored in special containers. About March 1 the gas will be purified in the only apparatus of its kind in the U. S. Repairs and only minor changes are being authorized by the Bureau of Aeronautics. The first idea of building a false nose, to secure safety in the case of another breaking loose from a mooring mast, has been abandoned. The extra weight involved in such construction would throw the...

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