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: goodyear
Goodyear’s newest zeppelin will take to the skies this summer
Source: Cleveland.com – cleveland.com By Jennifer Conn Blimp-enthusiasts might not immediately be able to tell the difference, but the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s newest airships are not blimps – they’re semi-rigid zeppelins.
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York Man Piloted the Longest Nonstop Blimp Flight Ever
Source:York Daily Record – ydr.com By Mike Argento Robert Bowser joined the Navy in November 1941, a month before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Goodyear Raises Landmark Hangar in Los Angeles
Source: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. – goodyear.com Unique structure is home to newest Goodyear Blimp A new landmark appeared on the Southern California horizon overnight.
Goodyear Blimp ‘Santa Claus Express’ Is Back for Toys for Tots
Once again Goodyear is teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toy for Tots campaign. This will be the seventh year that Goodyear will be hosting the event at its airship bases.
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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
Posted in Airships, Balloons, Blimps, Gas Balloons, History, Naval Air Station Tagged airship, Akron, balloons, barrage balloon, blimp, Fritch's Lake, goodyear, Naval Air Stations, observation balloon, Wingfoot Lake, World War I Leave a comment