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Sparrowhawk—the fighter which operated from an airship

13 January 2016
Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

This pilot of a Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk has just hooked onto his airship—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk’s cockpit—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk (note how the guide bar helps bring the hook to the airship mechanism)—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk ensconced in its airship hangar bay—San Diego Air and Space Museum image archive

 

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