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1901 Antique print of EARLY FLYING MACHINES, ballons, dirigibles, airplanes. 111 years old engraving

1901 Antique print of EARLY FLYING MACHINES, ballons, dirigibles, airplanes. 111 years old engraving. via Etsy

Airship, Los Angeles, wind lift incident.On 25 August 1927, while the Los Angeles was tethered at the Lakehurst high mast, a gust of wind caught her tail and lifted it into colder, denser air that was just above the airship. This caused the tail to lift higher. The crew on board tried to compensate by climbing up the keel toward the rising tail, but could not stop the ship from reaching an angle of 85 degrees, before it finally descended. It was able to fly the next day.