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: Hindenburg
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
Beyond the Hindenburg: Airships Throughout History
Source: The National Archives – archives.gov The dramatic, fiery fate of the German rigid airship LZ-129, the Hindenburg, in 1937 is the most famous event of the airship age.
Posted in Airships, Blimps, Dirigible, Historical, Rigid airship, Semi-Rigid Tagged airship, blimp, Blimp K-74, Blimpron 14, dirigible, German U-boats, Goodyear Aircraft Company, Helium, Hindenburg, K-Ships, Los Angeles, Lt. Nelson Grills, LZ-129, M-Ships, NAS Lakehurst, NAS Richmond, Naval Air Stations, Squadron ZP-21, U-134, US Navy, World War I, World War II, zeppelin, ZR-3 Leave a comment
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 Zeppelin Hindenburg an Education Program at Owls Head Transportation Museum
Source: Owls Head Transportation Museum – owlshead.org Saturday, Jan 30, 2016 1:00 pm Education program by author Charles Jacobs, author of Ausfalls: LZ 129 “Hindenburg” May Day Flight 1937. Owls Head Transportation Museum 117 Museum Street Owls Head, Maine
Posted in Airships, Events, Rigid airship Tagged airship, Charles M. Jacobs, Hindenburg, Owls Head Transportation Museum, rigid airship, zeppelin Leave a comment