Aeronautics: Second Shakedown

Droning off into the murky clouds above Lakehurst one morning last week, U. S. S. Akron left for a long, half-moon swing down through the Deep South and out to join the Fleet in the Pacific. As sound and airworthy as before her mishap last February, the Akron carried 81 persons on her second shakedown cruise, her first continental crossing. Lieut. Commander Rosendahl, covering the trip for the Press, reported the off watches "in their bunks, passing Mother's Day quietly indeed."


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