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65th Annual Banquet and Silent Auction – Saturday, October 14, 2017

Promo flyer and registration form available. See below.   What: The Lighter-Than-Air Society’s 65th Annual Banquet and Silent Auction. Where: The Greek Community Center, 129 S Union Street, Akron, Ohio. When: Saturday, October 14, 2017. Social hour 5 p.m. Dinner … Continue reading

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New Documentary: BLIMP! Sports, Broadcasting and the Goodyear Airship

Goodyear Blimp & Sports Broadcasting Film Screenings: Chagrin Documentary Film Festival & UA Campus TV Schedule

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Props and Pistons Festival – Sept. 9 – 10, 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017  and Sunday, September 10, 2017 This weekend The Lighter-Than-Air Society will be participating in the Props and Pistons Air Festival at the Akron-Fulton Airport, 1600 Triplett Blvd, Akron, Ohio. The Air Festival will run from 10:00 … Continue reading

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PenFed blimp, deflated, bursts into flames and crashes near U.S. Open at Erin Hills

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – jsonline.com By Bill Glauber, James B. Nelson and Maddie Koss Some of the biggest drama at the U.S. Open took place in the sky just east of the course Thursday morning when a blimp advertising for … Continue reading

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Airlander Returns to the Skies

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com We are delighted to announce a successful flight of the Airlander 10 this evening (Wednesday 10 May).  All objectives of the planned flight were accomplished and the aircraft is now safely back at its … Continue reading

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