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Seventeen stories high, over 1,000 feet long and 300 feet wide, the hangars were, and still are, two of the
largest wooden structures ever built. Designing and building the two structures in 1942, during wartime, on a
hyper-accelerated schedule and with a nearly all-wood design, is what earned the hangars their 1993 listing
by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of the “Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks” of the 20th Century
.

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Wikipedia - Marine Corps Air Station Tustin
City of Tustin - The Tustin Hangars
MilitaryMuseum.org - NAS-Santa-Ana-History.pdf (79 pages)
TustinHistory.com - Vintage Photos
ocregister - Nov 3, 2015 - What will become of blimp hangar?

gizmodo.com - Jul 16, 2014 - These Massive Hangars in Orange County Once Housed WWII Airships

militarymuseum.org - MCAS Tustin by Paul Freeman / NAS Santa Ana by M.L. Shettle / NAS Santa Ana by Justin Ruhge

Links:

NAVY AVIATOR CDR. DON MORRIS USN RET. TELLS ABOUT HIS FLYING AIRSHIPS BACK IN 1954 TO 1957 AT LAKEHUST

Naval Airship Pilot" Part 1 -- Cdr. Don Morris' presentation
Naval Airship Pilot" Part 2 -- Cdr. Don Morris' presentation
Naval Airship Pilot" Part 3-- Cdr. Don Morris' presentation

Rigid Airship Design
Airship History Series Cold War

(
Hindenburg)
Hindenburg Class Airship - Operation and Design
Hindenburg Disaster - Real Footage (1937) | British Pathé
The Complete Hindenburg Disaster Radio Broadcast (38 min.51 sec.)
Hindenburg Disaster A Moment In Radio History - Hindenburg Disaster (Enhanced Audio)

(Zeppelin)
Zeppelin's round-the-world flight in 1929
Cardington, Beds. "Zepp" Arrives - Giant Airship Joins R100 At Air Base (1930)

(USS Macon)
USS Macon Construction & First Flight (1) - USS Macon Construction & First Flight (2)
Giant Airship 'Macon' (1933)
U.S.S. Macon On Manoeuvres (1934)
USS Macon & Sparrowhawks

(USS Akron)
Curtiss F9C Sparrowhawk Biplane On USS Akron (ZRS-4)
U.S. Navy Dirigible USS Akron Memorial Film After 1933 loss of Airship 59614

Tour of the US Navy airship ZPG 3W

WW2
Blimps Fly in Formation
WW2 "K" Type Blimp, Carrier Landing Operations, 02/24/1944 - 02/28/1944 (full)flight operations.
Us Navy Blimps On Training Exercise (1943)USS Macon Construction & First Flight (1)

Today
AirSign Thermal Blimp - Thermal Airships verses Helium Airships - Airsign.com (888) 645-3442
2008 Hot Air Airship / Thermal Blimp / Luftshiff (No.1)
US Navy Blimp Arrival

(Hot Airship Championships)
8th FAI World Hot Air Airship Championship (Part 1)
8th FAI World Hot Air Airship Championship (Part 2)
2010 / 9th FAI World Hot Air Airship Championship (part 1)
2010 / 9th FAI World Hot Air Airship Championship (part 2)

We go for a ride in the only Zeppelin NT in the USA & talk to the CEO of Airship Ventures
As of November 14, 2012, Airship Ventures ceased


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