On Sunday, September 6 at 2 PM, a ceremony will be held in the center of Ava, Ohio, (about four miles North of I-77 – Exit 28, along Route 821) to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the crash of the U.S. Navy’s first rigid airship. Continue reading
As announced in our post of August 19, Lockheed Martin has been flying a tethered Aerostat next to the Akron Airdock, near the Akron Fulton airport. Continue reading
Source: KCBS-TV, channel 2, Los Angeles – losangeles.cbslocal.com
The following images were extracted from the KCBS news report covering the dismantling of Goodyear’s Spirit of America blimp. All images courtesy of KCBS-TV, Channel 2, Los Angeles Continue reading
Source: Fédération Aéronautique Internationale – fai.org
The Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, the FAI World Long Distance Gas Balloon Championship, is the oldest and most prestigious event in aviation and the ultimate challenge for the pilots.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com
The Spirit of Innovation, the last of Goodyear’s GZ20A blimps, leaves Wednesday (August 26) morning for its new home base in California. This may be the last opportunity to see an “old school” Goodyear blimp in Akron area skies.