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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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Lockheed Martin Aerostat Flies over the Akron Airdock

As announced in our post of August 19, Lockheed Martin has been flying a tethered Aerostat next to the Akron Airdock, near the Akron Fulton airport.

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Large tethered aerostat to make regular appearances over Akron Fulton airport

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Lockheed Martin will begin flying a large tethered aerostat – a small blimp – over Akron Fulton International Airport next week.

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Goodyear Blimp ‘Pilgrim’ Makes First Flight on June 3, 1925

After having experimented with a series of small Pony blimps in the early 1920’s, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company of Akron, Ohio designed the first blimp to be inflated with helium. The Pilgrim was completed on May 25, 1925 … Continue reading

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To all those who contributed

Our 62nd Annual Banquet and Silent Auction a Success! Over 70 people attended our banquet and were treated to an amazing presentation by Michael Dougherty, Goodyear’s Assistant Chief Pilot. The evening included the presentation of two Lighter-Than-Air Society’s awards and … Continue reading

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