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Titanic and Hindenburg

People often compare Titanic and Hindenburg; there was even a film called Hindenburg: Titanic of the Skies. But while both are best remembered for their dramatic disasters, these two passenger ships otherwise…








Santa Rides the Goodyear Blimp

Santa traded his sleigh for a Goodyear blimp in 1925. Santa Claus delivered his toys that year aboard Pilgrim, Goodyear’s first advertising blimp, which also served as…









An Airship Tuberculosis Hospital

In the days before antibiotics, the only treatment for tuberculosis was sunlight, clean air, and good food. What better place than an airship? Before the 1940s, physicians…