Look, Up in the Sky! It’s a… Dirigible! — Transportation History


October 25, 1904 The first successful flight of a dirigible (a type of airship) in the United States occurred when aviator and aeronautical engineer A. Roy Knabenshue flew the “California Arrow.” He took to the skies in that cigar-shaped dirigible from the World’s Fair (officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition) in St. Louis, Missouri. […]

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2 thoughts on “Look, Up in the Sky! It’s a… Dirigible! — Transportation History

  1. GP Cox October 26, 2018 / 11:11 am

    Good article, very interesting. The dirigibles served their purpose on D-Day, that’s for sure!

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