Aeronautics: Bill of Health

After hearing arguments by naval officers including famed Lieut.-Commander Rosendahl; editors including Arthur Brisbane and Joseph Medill Patterson; heavier-than-air experts including Col. Lindbergh and Brigadier-General William ("Billy") Mitchell, the joint Congressional committee on the Akron disaster last week gave a bill-of-health to the Navy's airship— program, saw in it "further potential utility to be developed only by experience." Prime recommendations:

¶A new airship should be built to replace the Akron and a new training ship should also be built.

¶The Los Angeles, the Navy's only training airship, now in dead storage,...

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