An airship lands aboard an aircraft carrier for refueling in the Atlantic Ocean.
Atlantic Ocean Date:1950 Duration:4 min 26 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Navy airship lands aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Bennington (CV-20) underway in the Atlantic Ocean. A signal officer signals on the deck of the carrier. He gives landing signal. Advancing party men hold short lines and pass it on to short line party. Ground officer signals. Drag rope party steadies the tail of the airship as it lands. Crew members fasten the lines and when all lines are secured airship lands. Before take off ground officer signals. Short lines being let loose and it takes off. Another airship in flight in the background. In case of adverse weather an airship being refueled in mid air. A fuel hose being hoisted aboard the airship to be refueled without landing. An airship in flight over the deck of an aircraft carrier.
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