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: Graf Zeppelin
The LTA Society Creates New Display in Its Workshop
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.
Posted in Events, Exhibitions Tagged Akron Airdock, Display, Goodyear blimp, Graf Zeppelin, Hindenburg, LTAS exhibition, The Lighter-Than-Air Society, US Navy Blimp, USS Akron, USS Los Angeles, USS Macon, USS Shenandoah Comments Off on The LTA Society Creates New Display in Its Workshop
The Brief, Wondrous, High-Flying Era of Zeppelin Dining
Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com By Natasha Frost The Hindenburg’s fattened ducklings and caviar were essentially German propaganda.
Posted in Airships, Dirigible, History, Rigid airship Tagged airship, dirigible, Graf Zeppelin, Hindenburg, LZ-127, LZ-129, zeppelin Leave a comment
Charting the Changes to the Goodyear Blimp
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.
Posted in Airships, Blimps, Rigid airship Tagged Airdock, airship, Akron, blimp, dirigible, goodyear, Goodyear blimp, Graf Zeppelin, Hindenburg, USS Akron, USS Macon Leave a comment
The Graf Zeppelin’s First intercontinental Flight (1928) and the World’s First Aerial Stowaway
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
Posted in Airships, History, Rigid airship Tagged aerial stowaway, airship, Clarence Terhune, Graf Zeppelin, zeppelin Leave a comment