AERONAUTICS: RS-1

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What happened to the RS-1, largest semirigid dirigible in the world (TIME, Jan. 18), on her third trial flight?

The flight was made in January over Scott Field (Belleville, Ill.). Newspaper reporters, having attended the uneventful christening party the fortnight before, took no notice when Lieutenant O. B. Anderson piloted the ship from her hangar and pointed her nose aloft. They did not hear how, warned by radio of approaching high winds, the RS-1 interrupted a flight of four hours and made for home; how, when...

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