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MOVIE TIME! – Friday October 23, 2015

Featuring the USS Akron, the Akron Airdock and Navy Day On Friday, October 23 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM (the day before our Annual Banquet), Vic Fleischer, director of the University of Akron Archival Services, cordially invites you to view … Continue reading

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90th anniversary of the loss of USS Shenandoah commemorated in Ava

By Eric Brothers The loss of the U.S. Navy rigid airship USS Shenandoah and 14 of her crew over southern Ohio on Sept, 3, 1925 was remembered in a ceremony on Sept. 6, 2015, near where the dirigible broke up … Continue reading

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Save the Date: August 1: A special program commemorating the loss of the USS Shenandoah

On August 1, 2015 at 11:00 AM, The Lighter-Than-Air Society will present a free program titled “The Heroes of the Shenandoah” in the Auditorium of the Akron-Summit County Main Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio. Free parking is available … Continue reading

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I’m Building Airships to Fly over the Amazon

Source: New Scientist – newscientist.com By Adrian Barnett The rainforests of Brazil offer huge transport challenges, so Marcelo Felippes is developing a retro, greener approach.

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U.S. House of Representatives Launches Airship Caucus

Source: Air Force Magazine – airforcemag.com Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) have launched a cargo airship caucus in the House to encourage airship development for military and civilian use.

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