Parking airships could be a little tricky, as housing one the ground required scores of crewmen to swing it in the right direction and wheel it into the shed. One wrong move could mean ruin for its intricate aluminum framework or outside fabric. John Mason of Cape May City, N.J., proposed two methods for making the process easier. A turntable-style landing field, pictured at the top, would allow the airship to swing in either direction, thus reducing friction from the wind. He also proposed a floating pontoon hangar that could cradle an airship in a giant web of slings.
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