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jlsquarefph eureka airship flying closeup blue sky

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Visiting Jack London Square in Oakland, California
Sunday, February 13, 2011

Here's a closer look at the Eureka airship. It was really moving fast, so I could get only a couple of quick photographs!

On this trip, it's wearing the Farmers Insurance advertising "skin." Normally, the Eureka displays its own advertising for Airship Ventures.
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Feb 19 2011 07:19 GMT marijke06
great contrast against that intense blue sky!
Feb 19 2011 08:31 GMT Annamaria
Great catch.....beautiful clear shot!!
Feb 19 2011 09:49 GMT MargNZ
Amazing sight Fleur ... great shot from below :)
Feb 19 2011 12:35 GMT iyerhari
lovely!
Feb 19 2011 17:33 GMT peterpinhole
Impressive ship.
Feb 19 2011 19:59 GMT verarenm
A beautiful shot!
Feb 20 2011 01:31 GMT PhotoPro PRO
wow - how cool.

In Houston we had a base just north of the city where "berthed" the Goodyear ships for repair or improvement
Feb 21 2011 22:56 GMT Studio88
We have Air Ships Day & Night
(With lighted Advertising) Over
Miami Beach - Nice Shot ;-)
Feb 22 2011 01:35 GMT fhelsing PRO
The Eureka is a zeppelin rather than a blimp although, unlike the Hindenburg, it uses helium rather than hydrogen.
Feb 22 2011 01:39 GMT fhelsing PRO
The Eureka is actually a passenger vessel, and it offers a variety of tours including trips around the San Francisco Bay Area and along the California coast to Los Angeles. The crew even serves meals and, if you can afford the extra price, you can fly the zeppelin!

Groups will sometimes hire the zeppelin for customized tours for their members.

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