February 11, 2010
Circus Act: Sparrowhawk pilots would position their planes below the USS Macon's hangar and hook onto a lowered trapeze. Here, the sky-hook of the Sparrowhawk F9C-2 biplane after 75 years underwater.
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Seventy-five years after it sunk into the Monterey Bay, the U.S. Navy airship USS Macon is getting its due honors. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Feb. 11 that the resting place of the ...