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Source: New York Times – nytimes.com By Christina Caron A hippopotamus soared over the ocean. A cartoon character burst into flames after drifting into a high-tension wire. And a 60-foot cat sent a plane and its two passengers plummeting.
World’s Longest Aircraft, the Airlander 10 Crashes in a Field Sparking Fears of Helium Gas and Fuel Leaks
Updated with Hybrid Air Vehicles Official Statement (Scroll down to read the official statement) Source: DailyMail – dailymail.co.uk By Sophie Inge The world’s longest aircraft was seriously damaged on Saturday after it slipped its moorings and crashed into a field.
Author of “The Wreck of the Naval Airship USS Shenandoah” to participate Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster, Ohio. On Saturday, November 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Jerry Copas, author of ‘The Wreck of the Naval Airship USS Shenandoah’, … Continue reading
Source: Daily Breeze – dailybreeze.com By Brennon Dixson A familiar sight returned to the the skies over Southern California on Thursday as Goodyear’s next-generation blimp – a longer, faster, quieter, easier-to-maneuver craft than the one retired in March – cruised … Continue reading
Source: The National Archives – archives.gov The dramatic, fiery fate of the German rigid airship LZ-129, the Hindenburg, in 1937 is the most famous event of the airship age.