Aeronautics: Lighter-Than-Air

Like a globe-trotting dowager, self-sufficient and completely self-assured, the Graf Zeppelin barged into and out of the U. S. last week on a schedule adjusted to suit herself. Having completed her 50th crossing of the Atlantic, she rolled up from Rio with 21 passengers including a 10-month-old baby, picked up Miami's Mayor Sewell, and made for Akron, Ohio. It was after dusk when Dr. Hugo Eckener pointed the ship's nose down through driving rain into the floodlights of the Good-year-Zeppelin dock at Akron. A sharp gust whipped her tail (which now sports...

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