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, recently renamed as the Akron Executive Airport. Continue reading for more details. Continue reading

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Goodyear’s New Blimps to Converge at Wingfoot Lake Base

Source: Akron Beacon Journal –

By Jim Mackinnon

All three Goodyear blimps will be in Northeast Ohio in a week or so.

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Google Spins Off Internet Balloon Project

Source: The Telegraph –

By Joseph Archer

Google’s plans for a fleet of stratospheric space balloons beaming internet to remote corners of the world have moved a step closer after its parent company Alphabet spun off the project as a separate business.

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KT unveils airship drone for use in 5G emergency network

Source: ZDNet –

By Cho Mu-Hyun    June 25, 2018    Topic: Innovation

The telco’s Skyship Platform features an airship drone that will scan for mobile signals of those in need of rescue.

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Lock Failure Caused Airlander Collapse at Bedfordshire Base

Source: BBC News –

The world’s longest aircraft detached from its moorings and collapsed after a locking mechanism was not inserted correctly, a report has said.

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