Annual Banquet Details and Registration Forms
The Lighter-Than-Air Society will hold its 62nd Annual Banquet and Silent Auction on Saturday, November 15, 2014.
The event will take place at the Greek Community Center, Church of the Annunciation, 129 S. Union Street, Akron, Ohio 44301.
We are pleased to announce that his year’s Silent Auction will again feature a Blimp Ride for Two, donated by Goodyear Tire & Rubber.
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Source: CTV News – ctvnews.ca
By Susan Montoya Bryan
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Source: Albuquerque Journal – abqjournal.com
By Kevin Robinson-Avila
Paying passengers may soon fly to the edge of space in massive balloons launched from Spaceport America.
Principles of Aerostatics, a new book by John Taylor, a lighter-than-air flight test engineer and consultant.
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Source: The Applied Physics Laboratory of The Johns Hopkins University – jhuapl.edu
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Source: Channel NewsAsia – channelnewsasia.com
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