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The Lighter-Than-Air Society has a new display of some of the historical items and memorabilia from its collection inside its Workshop in Akron, Ohio.
Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com By Natasha Frost The Hindenburg’s fattened ducklings and caviar were essentially German propaganda.
Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com By Kate Mcleod It all started in 1911, when Goodyear built its first airship envelope, a 400,000-cubic-foot bag ordered by a lighter-than-air enthusiast named Melvin Vaniman.
Source: CNN Travel – cnn.com/travel The World’s First Aerial Stowaway In 1928, 19-year-old Clarence Terhune became a sensation in Germany, after stowing away on the return leg of the maiden flight of the Graf Zeppelin, flying from Lakehurst, New Jersey … Continue reading