AERONAUTICS: Los Angeles Flies

For the second time since the wreck of the Shenandoah (TIME, Sept. 14), the dirigible Los Angeles rose from her mooring mast at Lakehurst, N. J., and headed south-east against an April wind. The early excursionists in Asbury Park and Point Pleasant saw her pass, a silver minnow loitering in the pale sky, and they looked at one another and talked stupidly about bolts of lightning, picturing the silver skin gutted and men blown down the night like seeds. Captain G. W. Steele Jr., however, and Lieutenant Commander Charles M. Rosendahl, who...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!