Kathleen Endres Blimp! Documentary Nominated for Emmy

The film documentary by Kathleen “Kitty” Endres, “Blimp! Sports Broadcasting and the Goodyear Airship”, has been nominated for an Emmy by the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN. Continue reading

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Fabric from the USS Shenandoah Donated to The Lighter-Than-Air Society

The Lighter-Than-Air Society received a donation from the Behrman Family of Norwood, Ohio consisting in framed samples of fabric from the USS Shenandoah. Continue reading

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Architects Plan Airship Hangar, Seen from Space

Source: The Interlake Spectator – interlaketoday.ca

By Twyla Siple

Industry leaders and influential community members met with the projects architects in Winnipeg’s Exchange District on April 27. They met to discuss building what could be Canada’s largest tourist attraction, an airship hangar, complete with airships, in St. Laurent.

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Pentagon Seeks Blimps That Can Detect Threats for Saudi Arabia

Source: Bloomberg Government – bgov.com

By Cameron Leuthy

The Pentagon is seeking vendors that can supply Saudi Arabia with moored blimps, fifteen months after the U.S. State Department approved a possible $525 million Foreign Military Sale to the country.

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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. Continue reading

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