Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Back at Base

Photo of the mast system remote at night

Interviewing Kate

Golden Gate Park

Mike plus on-board router

Live from the euuuuuureka!

Lloyd Lindsay Young (left), KGO weatherman, and Bret Burkhart, reporter, begin a broadcast.

Live in 5!

KGO team setting up the feed...

Live Broadcast Today on KGO News Radio

Airship Ventures Zeppelin "Eureka" takes to the air today, in our first live radio broadcast on local radion station KGO AM 810. We'll be doing the drive time show, 4pm to 7pm. Folks not local to San Francisco can hear it via a live audio stream at the KGO web site.

Monday, February 16, 2009

An Underwater Look at the USS Macon Wreckage

Searching iTunes today, I found this informative video on the Macon debris field provided by Stanford University. You can download it for free from iTunes

Friday, February 13, 2009

Our route yesterday

Our route yesterday took us from Moffett Field, to Marina Airport, a 1 hour tour of the Monterey Bay, followed by a 2 hour Macon commemorative flight out to Point Sur, back to Marina, and then home.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Marking the moment...

After telling the story of the two airmen who perished this day in 1935, Chris dropped some roses in remembrance.

Pt. Sur Lighthouse

Passing the Point Sur Lighthouse on our way to the crash site...

Macon debris field briefing

As part of the pre-flight briefing, Chris Grech of the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) showed some sub-surface views of the Macon debris field and led a discussion regarding the history of the event and exploration of the site since it was re-discovered in 1991.

Marina Airport

Mike Hart, Airship Pirate

Mike wearing his Abney Park airship pirate shirt. We frisked him upon discovery.

Moss Landing

Departing for Marina 12:18pm