Category Archives: Rigid airship
Source: History – history.com By Erin Blakemore It happened in moments—a gust of whipping wind. Suddenly, the USS Akron, a dirigible performing exercises off the coast of New Jersey, felt more like a flimsy toy than one of the most … Continue reading
Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com By Natasha Frost The Hindenburg’s fattened ducklings and caviar were essentially German propaganda.
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
Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com By Kate Mcleod It all started in 1911, when Goodyear built its first airship envelope, a 400,000-cubic-foot bag ordered by a lighter-than-air enthusiast named Melvin Vaniman.
Source: Owls Head Transportation Museum – owlshead.org Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 1:00 pm Education program by author Charles Jacobs, author of Ausfalls: LZ 129 “Hindenburg” May Day Flight 1937. Owls Head Transportation Museum 117 Museum Street Owls Head, Maine