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: Naval Air Station
Historical Marker Placed at Goodyear’s Wingfoot Lake Airship Hangar
On Thursday, August 16 Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. unveiled an Ohio Historical Marker at its 101 year old airship hangar in Suffield Township.
100 Years Ago, Balloon Men Tamed the Skies Over Fritch’s Lake
Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Mark J. Price One of the lesser-known stories of World War I is the naval invasion of Fritch’s Lake. The Suffield Township pond, named for Portage County settlers John and Mary Fritch, served … Continue reading
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The Navy’s First Airship Comes to Pensacola
Source: National Naval Aviation Museum In 1916, a popular American writer Mildred Cram took a tour of the Naval Aeronautic Station at Pensacola during a research visit for an upcoming book, Old Seaport Towns of the South. She marveled at … Continue reading
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Did You Know the Lizard Peninsula Was Home to a World War I Airship Base?
Source: The Packet – falmouthpacket.co.uk As the anniversary of the outbreak of the Great War approaches, The Packet looks back a how an airship base near Mullion played a key role in defending shipping from the German submarine threat.