Category Archives: Rigid airship

“Come Take a Ride on the Hindenburg” presented by Cheryl Ganz

Source: NUMU Los Gatos – numulosgatos.org “Come Take a Ride on the Hindenburg” presented by Cheryl Ganz, Curator Emeritus of The Smithsonian Philately Museum   Saturday, August 1, 2015 1:00pm 4:00pm At NUMU – New Museum Los Gatos 106 E. Main … Continue reading

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Fighting Zeppelins with Airplanes, 1915

Source: Scientific American – scientificamerican.com By Dan Schlenoff Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: June 26, 1915 After the First World War broke out, airships quickly became a scourge. German Zeppelins bombed Liège and Antwerp in … Continue reading

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Save the Date: August 1: A special program commemorating the loss of the USS Shenandoah

On August 1, 2015 at 11:00 AM, The Lighter-Than-Air Society will present a free program titled “The Heroes of the Shenandoah” in the Auditorium of the Akron-Summit County Main Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio. Free parking is available … Continue reading

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The Hindenburg Disaster as Reported by the New York Daily News on May 7, 1937

Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com (Originally published by the Daily News on May 7, 1937.)

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Author Aaron Keirns Talks about the Shenandoah Crash

The Lighter-Than-Air Society displays memorabilia from its collection. On March 15 Aaron Keirns gave a talk about the crash of the USS Shenandoah, the US Navy’s first rigid airship. The dirigible crashed in Noble County, Ohio on September 3, 1925. … Continue reading

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