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(AZCentral)   It's been 80 years since the crash of the USS Akron and this article makes clear just how dangerous those airships were   (azcentral.com) divider line 7
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2013-03-31 09:20:11 PM
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No ticket!

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2013-03-31 10:28:28 PM
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A day after the Akron disaster, a blimp sent out to look for bodies malfunctioned and crashed

Jesus freaking Christ.  Hey guys, turns out these blimp things are death traps.  What should we do?  Eh, go get another blimp out of the hangar and send it after the last one.
2013-03-31 09:25:28 PM
1 votes:
OK, this is an oldie, but also a goodie...

What's the difference between the Hindenburg and Rush Limbaugh?

One's a flaming Nazi gasbag, and the other one's a dirigible.
2013-03-31 08:56:08 PM
1 votes:
The Germans seemed to do fine till the Hindenburg. In all honesty, every time I'm in New Jersey I feel like bursting into flames.
2013-03-31 08:34:11 PM
1 votes:

fluffy2097: Better to drown then to die of exposure.


I'm too lazy to die twice, even if it's better.
2013-03-31 06:48:28 PM
1 votes:
OK, which of you Farkers is writing for the Arizona Republic?

LAKEHURST, N.J. - History buffs will gather this week near the New Jersey coast to commemorate a major airship disaster.

No, not that one.

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio, had been awarded a Navy contract in 1928 to build the Akron and a second rigid airship, the Macon. Construction of the Akron by the Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp. was completed in 1931.

Goodyear?

The worst...
2013-03-31 03:55:41 PM
1 votes:
Pics or it didn't happen!!!
 
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