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The LTA Society Creates New Display in Its Workshop

The Lighter-Than-Air Society has a new display of some of the historical items and memorabilia from its collection inside its Workshop in Akron, Ohio.

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Blimp to Bring Broadband to Rural Areas Receives OK for Fremont Research Facility

Source: New Hampshire Union Leader – newhampshire.com By Jason Schreiber It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a … broadband blimp?

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`Flying Whale’ Blimp Joins Airship Race

Source: Bloomberg Quint – bloombergquint.com By Marie Mawad and Ania Nussbaum    27 March 2018 France has entered the global race to develop a viable cargo airship with a 500-foot blimp designed to lift lumber from deep woodland.

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Goodyear’s newest zeppelin will take to the skies this summer

Source: Cleveland.com – cleveland.com By Jennifer Conn Blimp-enthusiasts might not immediately be able to tell the difference, but the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airships are not blimps – they’re semi-rigid zeppelins.

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Skier Gets Towed by Blimp for Nearly 7 Miles on Lake Elsinore, Sets New World Record

Source: The Press-Enterprise – pe.com By Shane Newell A new world record for the longest-distance blimp skiing has been set at Lake Elsinore.

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