Photo #: 80-G-416534
Curtiss XF9C-1 "Sparrowhawk" fighter
(Bureau # A8731)
Is lifted into the hangar of USS Akron (ZRS-4), after hooking onto the airship's trapeze landing gear, 3 May 1932. Photographed during exercises over the Atlantic Ocean near Naval Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey
Pilot is Lieutenant Howard L. Young.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
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2 July 2002