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Zeppelin airship headed for Mountain View

Original post made on Oct 25, 2008

Airship Ventures' Zeppelin NT, a 246-foot-long airship, is scheduled to arrive at Moffett Field on Saturday afternoon after a cross-country flight.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 24, 2008, 4:32 PM


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Posted by Dave
a resident of another community
on Oct 25, 2008 at 7:41 am

The Akron made only one trip to Moffett, before Hangar 1 was completed. Only the USS Macon was operated at Moffett Field.

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Posted by NW Resident
a resident of North Whisman
on Oct 27, 2008 at 3:23 pm

I saw the Zeppelin landing at Moffett around 11:45 this morning after it did a demo flight with some media folks aboard. They went up to 1400 ft altitude and circled the MV area. It was a little surprising seeing a 250 ft long airship gliding in over Hwy 101. $500 per person for a one hour flight starting this Friday. Apparently they also plan to fly out of Oakland and Sonoma airports.

KTVU has some video by one of their reporters here: Web Link

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Posted by from: Patty Meeko
a resident of Shoreline West
on Feb 18, 2009 at 4:31 pm

Today, 2/18/2009, A saw an airship with writing on the side that said, "Come Fly With Me" and included a phone # but I couldn't read the number. It started with the (650) area code. I'd really like to take a ride in a dirigible and thought this might be the opportunity. Does anyone have any idea how to reach them? I've tried the phone book, 411, "flywithme".com and have looked up dirigibles on the internet. I can't find any information.

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Posted by Betty
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 19, 2009 at 7:45 am

Web Link

Patty, I took a ride and it was fantastic! Check out the above website.