Category Archives: Hangars and Sheds

The Navy’s First Airship Comes to Pensacola

Source: National Naval Aviation Museum In 1916, a popular American writer Mildred Cram took a tour of the Naval Aeronautic Station at Pensacola during a research visit for an upcoming book, Old Seaport Towns of the South. She marveled at … Continue reading

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Google subsidiary wins rights to restore iconic Hangar One and manage Moffett Field

Source: Tech Times techtimes.com By Randell Suba Planetary Ventures, a company operating under the umbrella of Google, has been awarded by the General Services Administration (GSA) and NASA to renovate and manage the Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, California.

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Cardington Airship Shed Site’s 592 New Homes Approved

Source: BBC News – bbc.co.uk Bedford Borough Council has approved two developments of just under 600 homes on a former airfield site in Bedfordshire.

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Historic Airship Hangar for Sale

Source: BBC News The shed is in a state of disrepair A historic landmark in Bedfordshire has been put on the market with a price tag of close to £10m.

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Lockheed’s closure of Akron plant means 500 job cuts

Source: Akron Beacon Journal By Jim Mackinnon and Katie Byard A historic Akron industrial facility with ties to wartime production, aerospace simulators, space exploration and military mission systems will close by 2015.

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