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Former Airship Shed in Auggen

Former Airship Shed in Auggen

This hangar was partial moved in 1923 from the airship station Baden-Baden-Oos to Auggen. It was rebuild for the Karl Richtberg AG as a lumber mill hall.
The hangar was build for the Deutsche Luftschiff AG from MAN (Werk Gustavsburg) in 1910.
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Former Airship Shed in Augusta

Former Airship Shed in Augusta

The Hangar was built in order to provide South Italy with an air defence by airships against the continuous attacks from German u-boats during the First world war.Its costruction began in 1917.They intended to finish it in very short time,but it was not possible and when it was really finished,the war had already ended and all the strategic efforts seemed to be useless. However it became operat...
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Remains of RNAS Longside (Lenabo) near to Smallburn

Remains of RNAS Longside (Lenabo) near to Smallburn

RNAS Longside, (Royal Naval Air Station) Longside, was a World War I airship station which was located approximately six miles (10 km) west of Peterhead at Longside in 1915. The station was also known as Lenabo.

Longside had three hangars, which would have been able to accommodate the largest airships being developed at the time, from the larger coastal or North Sea types of non...
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German Zeppelin Airbase Tonder

German Zeppelin Airbase Tonder

The Germans need for airships grew fast in the first months of the war, and already in September 1914 it was suggested to build an airship base in Tønder. The first 2 sheds where finished in March 1915. Their dimensions were 540 feet long, 95 feet high and 120 feet wide.

On the March 23 1915 the first airship, Parceval PL 25, arrived in Tønder. This non-rigid airship was based in...
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Former Airship Shed partial destroyed in Dolgoprudny

Former Airship Shed partial destroyed in Dolgoprudny

A settlement of Vinogradovo situated in the place of the modern town was known at least since the 17th century. Then a railway was built in 1900s and a railway platform was built in 1914. The settlement started to develop as an airship manufacturing plant was built there in 1931. The aeronautic engineer Umberto Nobile worked there for five years during the 1930s. For a few years during the 1930...
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Mullion Admiralty Airship Station - HMS Bonython

Mullion Admiralty Airship Station - HMS Bonython

Sometimes referred to as the Lizard Airship Station and known locally as HMS Bonython, Mullion Admiralty Airship Station opened in June 1916 with the intention of it becoming a major airship base with a number of out-stations. The Admiralty acquired 320 acres of land from the Bonython Estate for the purpose of providing much-needed counter submarine patrols. Initially, one large airship shed me...
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RNAS Capel airship hangar 1940

RNAS Capel airship hangar 1940

Royal Naval Air Station Capel (later Royal Air Force Station Folkestone) was a First World War airship station near Folkestone, Kent.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RNAS_Capel
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Former Airship Shed in Montebourg-Ecausseville

Former Airship Shed in Montebourg-Ecausseville

In France few big hangars had been built, because with the “Spies” there was only one attempt to built a rigid airship. Nevertheless at the end of the First World War an airship station for rigid airships was built in Cuers-Pierrefeu by adding the parts of smaller hangars to two big ones.

At the airport at Paris-Orly two concrete hangars (demolished in 1942) were built between 1...
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Barrage Balloon hangar near Pawlett, Somerset

Barrage Balloon hangar near Pawlett, Somerset

During the second world war there was a barrage balloon testing station here and this large shed was used to store the balloon. A large number of different trials and experiments took place here and nearby.
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Wingfoot Lake Airship Base

Wingfoot Lake Airship Base

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's Wingfoot Lake Airship Base, sometimes called "The Kitty Hawk of Lighter-Than-Air," is the oldest airship base in the United States. The Spirit of Goodyear blimp is based at this facility at Suffield,OH.
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Blister Hangar at RAF Oatlands Hill

Blister Hangar at RAF Oatlands Hill

The Blister Hangar a cheap and simple aircraft hangar.

This is an airstrip used for Army cooperation on Salisbury Plain Military Training Area. There were two hangars here but one blew down in strong winds.
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Airship factory

Airship factory

Build as a airship factory, but today it's an indoor tropical waterpark.
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