Long Beach Zeppelin

Andrea Deyling, First American Female Zeppelin Pilot Takes to the Skies

First American Female Zeppelin Pilot Takes to the Skies Airship Ventures Pilots Andrea Deyling and Benjamin Travis during Andrea's training. Photo by Chris Polk U.S. airship industry pioneers Airship Ventures announced today Andrea Deyling joins the company’s passenger airship pilot roster, becoming America’s first female Zeppelin pilot.

Zeppelin to Get Radar for Airship Ventures Special Mission Group

Airship Ventures adds Radar to Zeppelin Airborne radar - like what will be featured on the Zeppelin Eureka - promises immediate benefits for marine-based science, technology and defense organizations. Adding even more versatility to its special mission capabilities, Airship Ventures announced today that they have received FAA approval and completed operational testing of a Raymarine Radar for use on its Zeppelin Eureka.

UK-based Duo, Gwyn Ashton’s Two-Man Blues Army, Invade Ashley’s Bar & Grill

Gwyn Ashton's Two-Man Blues Army, Invade Ashley's Gwyn Ashton Catch Gwyn Ashton’s Two-Man Blues Army for one night only, Friday July 8, 2011, at Ashley’s Bar & Grill. Called “a “master-class in rocking garage blues, a feast of big riffs, killer guitar tones and searing vocals,” the band comprises UK-based Aussie blues-rock axeman Ashton and impassioned ex-punk rock drummer ‘Killer’ Kev Hickman.

Art-Lantic Ave. Comes Alive For First Fridays In Bixby Knolls Tonight

february first fridays long beach Tonight’s First Fridays runs the gamut of sights and sounds along Art-Lantic Avenue from Led Zeppelin to the Jazz Angels, from art pieces to pirates, and from Dixieland to Peter Pan. Bixby Knolls welcomes our beloved former mayor Beverly O’Neill & Harry Saltzgaver to the Historical Society of Long Beach who will be signing copies of their new book “Passionately Positive: The Beverly O’Neill Story.”  As always, you are encouraged to visit all the venues, expect the unexpected, try something new, and even “dress to express.”

The Farmers Airship, Zeppelin Eureka Attempting World Distance Record Record-setting Flight Today

zeppelin-eureka world distance record attempt On Monday, May 24, 2010, Airship Ventures, owners and operators of The Farmers Airship, the Zeppelin Eureka, announced that on Tuesday May 25, 2010, the world’s largest airship will attempt to break the world distance record for a modern airship.

Zeppelin will display 185-ft Farmers logo during Southern California Flights

airship ventures southern california flights For second time this year, The Farmers Insurance Group has selected Airship Ventures as a marketing partner, re-branding the hull of the Zeppelin Eureka with the Farmers logo. “From the start, Farmers has understood Eureka’s diverse capabilities means they can design unmatched integrated marketing efforts in support of the Farmers brand and its causes,” commented Airship Ventures President Brian Hall.

Zeppelin soars over Long Beach with new tours for 2010

zeppelin-sunset-tour That’s not a shadow looming over Long Beach today, it’s a sign of fun to come. Airship Ventures, the Zeppelin tour company, is bring the Eureka back to Southern California today, January 7. The ship’s last few visits were sell-out events, so Airship Ventures plans to fly the Zeppelin to Long Beach monthly through June 2010 to give adventurous guests a birds-eye view of the California coast.

Live music at free East Village New Year’s celebration

new-years-music Local rock music will be well-represented at the Downtown Long Beach Associates’ (DLBA) first New Year’s Eve Celebration in the East Village Arts District on December 31. Long Beach locals Avi Buffalo and Rival Sons along with Dusty Rhodes and The River Band will perform live for a full night of free music and entertainment beginning at 8:00 p.m.

Eureka Zeppelin returns September 3 for Labor Day Flights

zeppelin-landing-300x225 Capturing the imagination of thousands during its recent visit to the greater L.A. area, the world’s largest Zeppelin — Airship Ventures’ Eureka — will return by popular demand September 3-8, to offer new and expanded flightseeing tours over the Los Angeles and Orange counties area.

Skydivers drop in over the Queen Mary July 2 on Thursday

queen-mary-skydivers-300x187 Fireworks won’t be the only show up in the sky over Independence Day week! The world’s largest airship, the Zeppelin Eureka, returns to Los Angeles with a special aerial thrill for spectators on the ground at the Queen Mary in Long Beach.

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