Pictured is the Army’s non-rigid Airship OA-1 “Baby Blimp” at Scott Field circa 1922. Photo courtesy of the Oluf T. Jensen Collection at the 375th AMW History Office
Pictured is the Army’s non-rigid Airship OA-1 “Baby Blimp” at Scott Field circa 1922. Photo courtesy of the Oluf T. Jensen Collection at the 375th AMW History Office
Pictured is the Army’s non-rigid Airship OA-1 “Baby Blimp” at Scott Field circa 1922. Photo courtesy of the Oluf T. Jensen Collection at the 375th AMW History Office

This month in Scott AFB history: The Scott Field airship OA-1 ‘Baby Blimp’ makes first flight over city of Belleville

August 06, 2018 11:58 AM