Category Archives: Hangars and Sheds

Goodyear Reveals Plans for Arrival of Next Generation Blimp in 2017

Source: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Upgrades at Carson base to include new inflatable hangar The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today revealed plans for major facilities upgrades at its Airship Operations base in Carson, renewing its commitment to … Continue reading

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What will become of blimp hangar? Tustin searches for developer to create ‘urban village’ at site

Source: The Orange County Register – ocregister.com By Brooke Edwards Staggs Plans are advancing to give one of Tustin’s historic blimp hangars new life, as part of an “urban village” in the heart of the Tustin Legacy community. The City … Continue reading

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Rare Archival Airship Films Have Been Digitized and Are Available for Viewing

The Archival Services of the University of Akron have digitized four nitrate films that form part of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. records stored at the university. The videos were first transferred from highly combustible nitrate to safety film … Continue reading

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Historic Moment as Cardington Shed One is Reborn

Source: Bedfordshire on Sunday – bedfordshire-news.co.uk With the refurbishment of Shed One now complete, Bedfordshire on Sunday went to Cardington to find out how you go about rebuilding one of the world’s greatest megastructures and how the airship is coming … Continue reading

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Google Takes Over Aging Moffett Field and Its Airship Hangars

Source: San Jose Mercury News – mercurynews.com By Matt O’Brien Built for an age when 800-foot-long flying aircraft carriers were the cutting edge of aviation, the colossal hangars of the Moffett Federal Airfield are about to become roosts for Silicon … Continue reading

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