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USS Akron (ZRS-4)


Akron-class Rigid Airship / Scout / Aircraft Carrier


United States | 1931



"Despite a career spanning a short two years, USS Akron ZRS-4 managed some 73 flights before crashing off the coast of New Jersey in 1933."

Power & Performance
Those special qualities that separate one aircraft design from another. Performance specifications presented assume optimal operating conditions for the USS Akron (ZRS-4) Akron-class Rigid Airship / Scout / Aircraft Carrier.
8 x Maybach VL-2 12-cylinder water-cooled inline piston engines developing 560 horsepower each while driving three-bladed metal propellers.
Propulsion
81 mph
130 kph | 70 kts
Max Speed
6,835 miles
11,000 km | 5,940 nm
Operational Range
Structure
The nose-to-tail, wingtip-to-wingtip physical qualities of the USS Akron (ZRS-4) Akron-class Rigid Airship / Scout / Aircraft Carrier.
60
(MANNED)
Crew
785.1 ft
239.30 m
O/A Length
132.9 ft
(40.50 m)
O/A Width
146.0 ft
(44.50 m)
O/A Height
Armament
Available supported armament and special-mission equipment featured in the design of the USS Akron (ZRS-4) Akron-class Rigid Airship / Scout / Aircraft Carrier .
FIXED, STANDARD:
8 x 0.30 caliber medium machine guns in defensive positions.

ALSO:
5 x Biplane aircraft
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the USS Akron (ZRS-4) family line.
USS Akron (ZRS-4) - Base Designation
Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the USS Akron (ZRS-4). Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national aircraft listing.

Total Production: 1 Units

Contractor(s): Goodyear-Zeppelin Corporation - USA
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