The Flying Carriers


Episode Three of the Airship History Series

Original motion pictures and stills focusing on the 1930s.

Hook-on experiments with Army non-rigids and ZR-3; development of the ZRS ships; construction, launching and operations of the USS Akron (ZRS-4) and USS Macon (ZRS-5) including most of the existent motion pictures of hook-on airplane operations. Construction and operation of the LZ-129 including the last flight.

Narrated by Richard G. Van Treuren. Musical soundtrack and some original sound.

B & W approx. 110 mins. DVD 20002d

$35 ppd.