Tag Archives: Airdock

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.

Posted in Hangars and Sheds, News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Officials Respond to Lockheed Martin Potential Akron Plant Closure

Source: Akron Beacon Journal Lockheed Martin Corp. has drafted contingency business plans that include closing its Akron facility and moving its hundreds of jobs elsewhere.

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The ‘Despicablimp’ visits Northeast Ohio

This afternoon the ‘Despicablimp’ was seen flying over the Akron and Cleveland region. The airship a Van Wagner A-150 Lightship is decorated as a minion and is used to promote the Despicable Me 2 movie. The airship is moored next … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Three Blimps over Akron

This week the skies of Akron are being graced by the presence of three blimps. In addition to Akron’s Spirit of Goodyear, the area has seen MetLife’s “Snoopy 2” and the Budweiser “Designate a Driver” blimps have been flying over … Continue reading

Posted in Blimps | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment