From Our Archive September 2018 Proceedings Article View Issue "Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss." Douglas Adams (1952-2001) A view of a depth charge suspended below the seat of a World War I-era blimp. Member-Only Content Join the U.S. Naval Institute to gain access to this article and other articles published in Proceedings since 1874. Members receive this valuable benefit and so much more. Become a Member Today If you are already a Member, please log in to gain access, and thank you for your Membership.