Photo #: 80-CF-4184-10
Curtiss XF9C-1 "Sparrowhawk" fighter
(Bureau # A8731)
Approaches the trapeze landing gear of USS Akron (ZRS-4), while landing on the airship, 3 May 1932. Photographed from inside Akron's hangar.
Pilot is Lieutenant Howard L. Young.
Photograph from Department of the Navy collections in the U.S. National Archives.
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2 July 2002