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: USS Akron
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
How a Navy Dirigible Became the World’s Deadliest Airship
Source: History – history.com By Erin Blakemore It happened in moments—a gust of whipping wind. Suddenly, the USS Akron, a dirigible performing exercises off the coast of New Jersey, felt more like a flimsy toy than one of the most … Continue reading
Posted in Airships, Dirigible, Historical, Rigid airship Tagged airship, Akron, dirigible, Rear Admiral Moffett, USS Akron Leave a comment
Props and Pistons Festival – Sept. 9 – 10, 2017
Saturday, September 9, 2017 and Sunday, September 10, 2017 This weekend The Lighter-Than-Air Society will be participating in the Props and Pistons Air Festival at the Akron-Fulton Airport, 1600 Triplett Blvd, Akron, Ohio. The Air Festival will run from 10:00 … Continue reading
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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.
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Office building redo: Blimp on top?
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune – sandiegouniontribune.com By Roger Showley The future of the former SDG&E/Sempra building downtown could include a blimp on the roof, an 18-story climbing wall or a reworked exterior to let in fresh air.
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