AERONAUTICS: A Mast

It requires over 300 men to take the Shenandoah in or out of its hangar, and there is always considerable hazard in such work. But now (for the first time in American aviation) a dirigible has been made fast to a mooring mast. With Captain Frank R. McCrary and Captain Anton Heinen, the German engineer-pilot, in charge, the Shenandoah, her nose about 200 feet above the ground, glided towards the apex of a huge mooring mast which stands some 1,500 feet west of the Lakehurst hangar. As the dirigible approached the mast,...

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