00 Virtual Museum
- Dr. & Mrs. A. Dale Topping L-T-A Museum Virtual Museum of the Lighter-Tan-Air Society’s Collection
01 Other Museums and Exhibits
- MAPS Air Museum – North Canton, Ohio MAPS Air Museum – Including the Control Car from the Goodyear blimp Spirit of Akron
- Summit Memory View The Lighter Than Air Society’s collection on Summit Memory
- Naval Airship Assn. Home of the Naval Airship Association
- Northeast Ohio Balloon Pilots Association
Category Archives: Dirigible
Author of New Shenandoah Book to Participate in Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster, Ohio
Author of “The Wreck of the Naval Airship USS Shenandoah” to participate Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster, Ohio. On Saturday, November 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Jerry Copas, author of ‘The Wreck of the Naval Airship USS Shenandoah’, … Continue reading
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Beyond the Hindenburg: Airships Throughout History
Source: The National Archives – archives.gov The dramatic, fiery fate of the German rigid airship LZ-129, the Hindenburg, in 1937 is the most famous event of the airship age.
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100 years of aviation history celebrated in North Yorkshire
Source: The Press – yorkpress.co.uk By Victoria Prest A hundred years of Britain’s industrial and aviation innovation was remembered last weekend, in a village a stone’s throw from Drax power station.
Posted in Airships, Dirigible, Historical, Rigid airship Tagged 25r, airship, Armstrong-Whitworth, Barlow, British airship, dirigible, R-25, ridgid airship Leave a comment
How a Navy Dirigible Became the World’s Deadliest Airship
Source: History – history.com By Erin Blakemore It happened in moments—a gust of whipping wind. Suddenly, the USS Akron, a dirigible performing exercises off the coast of New Jersey, felt more like a flimsy toy than one of the most … Continue reading
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The Brief, Wondrous, High-Flying Era of Zeppelin Dining
Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com By Natasha Frost The Hindenburg’s fattened ducklings and caviar were essentially German propaganda.
Posted in Airships, Dirigible, History, Rigid airship Tagged airship, dirigible, Graf Zeppelin, Hindenburg, LZ-127, LZ-129, zeppelin Leave a comment