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Nostalgic Association Concerning Airships (NACA)

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Nostalgic Association Concerning Airships (NACA)

To undertake, promote, and encourage research and discussion on all things concerning Airships. Particularly on the Science, History, and Future of Airship flight with a view to the Factual or the Fantasy... ...and all in the Spirit of Steam.

Location: Cloud Nine...
Members: 27
Latest Activity: Mar 24

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Rotory Wing Aircraft

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain Mar 24. 10 Replies

Berliner HelicopterMr. Emile Berliner began experimenting with vertical flight aircraft in the early 1900's, with a successful recorded tethered flight around 1909. He and his son Henry developed…Continue

Tags: rotorcraft, steampunk, whirly, helicopter, gyroplane

K-Class Navy Blimp

Started by Captain. Last reply by Captain Mar 16. 28 Replies

01 Goodyear Puritan ZNP-K Blimp GondolaGoodyear Puritan ZNP-K K-28…Continue

Tags: WW, U-Boat, Puritan, adventures, airship

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Comment by Captain on March 23, 2015 at 12:08pm
Comment by Captain on March 16, 2015 at 10:37am

A list of most airship accidents:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_airship_accidents 

Comment by Captain on March 16, 2015 at 7:07am
Comment by Captain on March 12, 2015 at 9:58am

Some important events in ballooning history:  http://aerodacious.com/Left003.HTM 

Comment by Captain on February 27, 2015 at 2:14pm

This is an excellent collection of airship photographs:  http://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2013/10/airships/100607/ 

Comment by Captain on February 27, 2015 at 11:17am

http://simanaitissays.com/2013/03/06/north-to-alaska-by-aeroplane/

The first biplane "buzzing" of downtown Juneau, AK in 1920 by the Blackwolf Squadron. 

Gen.

Brig. Gen. William (Billy) Mitchell, 1879-1936, had served in Alaska with the U.S. Army Signal Corps in 1901 and 1903.

Comment by Captain on February 27, 2015 at 11:12am
Comment by Captain on January 27, 2015 at 4:52pm

A nice site about airships:  http://taylorempireairways.com/tag/airships/ 

Comment by Captain on January 2, 2015 at 10:39am

Comment by Captain on December 1, 2014 at 11:14pm
 

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