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Source: BBC News – BBC.com A “forgotten” piece of history which Fulwell Acoustic Mirror was built in 1917 to help detect German airships following a series of Zeppelin raids on the North East coast. protected Sunderland from Zeppelin attacks in … Continue reading
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
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
Sunday MARCH 15, 2015, 2:30 pm Author Aaron Keirns will give a talk about his book, “America’s Forgotten Airship Disaster, the Crash of the USS Shenandoah” at the Garst Museum, 205 North Broadway Street, Greenville, OH 45331.
The Crawford Auto Aviation Collection of the Western Reserve Historical Society unveiled its latest acquisition today, February 25th. The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company donated the gondola from the Spirit of Goodyear blimp which was retired from service last year.