Mar 8, 2021 · The Akron Airdock on Monday got closer to having Lockheed Martin as its new owner, and as a result, closer to being a place where new airships will be made again. The Development Finance Authority of Summit County, which has owned the local landmark since 2006, authorized selling the airdock to defense contractor Lockheed Martin for an ...
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The Goodyear Airdock is a construction and storage airship hangar in Akron, Ohio. At its completion in 1929, it was the largest building in the world without interior supports. Description [ edit] The building has a unique shape which has been described as "half a silkworm's cocoon, cut in half the long way."
- April 11, 1973
- Karl Arnstein, Paul K. Helma, Wilbur J. Watson
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The Akron Airdock is closer to having Lockheed Martin as its new owner following action Monday by the Development Financial Authority of Summit County
Hangar One is similar to the Goodyear Airdock in Akron, Ohio which was built by the Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation in 1929. At the time the Goodyear Airdock was built, the structure, located in Northeast Ohio, was the largest building in the world without interior supports.
- Dr. Karl Arnstein and Wilbur Watson Associates Architects and Engineers
- 8 acres (32,000 m²)
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Mar 5, 2021 · LTA Research and Exploration, a secretive California company created by Google co-founder and billionaire Sergey Brin, is partnering with the University of Akron to use the historic Akron Airdock to develop state-of-the-art, electric-powered zero emission airships.