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The Mystery of the Goodyear Ghost Blimp

The Mystery of the Goodyear Ghost Blimp

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Oct 18th 2017

Between 1942 and 1945, the U.S. Navy received more than 150 airships for the war effort. The military used these blimps, produced by the Goodyear Corporation, as convoy escort vessels. The Navy used t … read more
Roscoe Turner & Gilmore the Flyin' Lion

Roscoe Turner & Gilmore the Flyin' Lion

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Jan 9th 2017

You might be familiar with Simba, Mufasa, the Cowardly Lion, and maybe even Aslan, but have you ever heard of Gilmore the Lion?Seeing a lion on an airplane is not exactly what you would consider a -us … read more