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CW Aeronautics @ The Lighter Than Air Society's 67th Annual Banquet - Akron

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TSCLowe

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CW Aeronautics @ The Lighter Than Air Society's 67th Annual Banquet, 26 October, 2019; 5 to 9 pm; Pick's at PLX, 530 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, OH 44319

Please join us at Pick's at PLX, 530 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, OH 44319, to hear guest speaker Kevin Knapp share Civil War history as Thaddeus Lowe, Chief Aeronaut of the Army of the Potomac Balloon Corps.

Tickets cost $35 per person. Buffet dinner includes chicken marsala OR stuffed cod. ( Vegetarian option is a vegetable kabob.) Please specify one choice when making reservations. Make checks payable to The Lighter-Than-Air Society and mail to 526 S. Main Street, Suite 406, Akron OH 44311-4403. Call 330-535-5827 to leave a message or email [email protected].

The banquet will feature a display of artifacts and a silent auction with items including a golf outing at Firestone County Club and a Goodyear blimp ride for two.

Civil War balloon corps enthusiast Knapp is a retired Army officer, former professional hot air balloon pilot, and past board member of the Balloon Federation of America. In 2006, Kevin was the co-pilot for the winning team of the America’s Challenge Gas Balloon Race flying from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Citra, Florida. He was also featured in the 2006 History Channel “Man, Moment, and Machine” segment on Civil War ballooning called “Lincoln’s Flying Spy Machine.”

You don't have to be a LTAS member to attend the banquet.

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