Tag Archives: Airdock
On the weekend of August 18 – 19 the Akron Fulton Airport (recently renamed Akron Executive Airport) hosted this year’s Props and Pistons Festival. The event included static displays and fly-by’s by military and civilian airplanes and helicopters. Also included … Continue reading
The Lighter-Than-Air Society Will Have a Display at the Akron Props & Pistons Festival – August 18 – 19, 2018
The Lighter-Than Air Society will again be participating in the Props and Pistons Festival in Akron this year. The Festival will be held on August 18 and 19, 2018, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Akron Fulton Airport, … Continue reading
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.
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