Photos: The U.S. Military's Prototype for a Flying Submarine

Capable of carrying 66 tons of cargo, the Aeroscraft could bring airships back to the skies

  • By Mark Strauss
  • Smithsonian magazine, April 2013

Flying submarine

(David Vincent Wolf)

Inside a World War II-era blimp hangar in Tustin, California, the future of aviation is preparing for liftoff.