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
Tag Archives: Character balloons
The Mishaps and Milestones of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
Source: New York Times – nytimes.com By Christina Caron A hippopotamus soared over the ocean. A cartoon character burst into flames after drifting into a high-tension wire. And a 60-foot cat sent a plane and its two passengers plummeting.
The Physics of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons
Source: Wired – wired.com By Rhett Allain Have you ever seen a child with a balloon? It’s fun to watch. Kids pay attention to the world around them: They know that when you let go of something, it falls. Balloons … Continue reading
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New Balloons Take Test Flight Ahead of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Source: CBS New York – newyork.cbslocal.com Six new giant balloons will float down Sixth Avenue in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, and on Saturday they took a test flight at Citi Field in Queens.
IFO’s (Identified Flying Objects) Invade Macy’s Parade
By Ron Syroid “LET’S HAVE A PARADE!” 1928 marked the first time helium-filled balloons were used in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.
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