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Maiden Flight of the Final and Most Modern Army Airship was Conducted at Scott Field

TC-14 rear view docked inside the Scott Field Airship Hangar with airship TC-11 on 20 February 1936 and showing five-fin tail. The TC-14 was assigned to Scott Field for its entire Army career. It was engaged in research and development work with Scott’s 9th Airship squadron. Several mooring tests were conducted. Experimental items were installed on TC-14, including an automatic pilot for rudder control, an observation platform, and gun mount on top of the envelope.

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