Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com
Airlander Statement – 27 November 2017
Our incident with the pre-production Airlander aircraft on Saturday 18 Nov has resulted in substantial damage.
Source: Aviation Pros – aviationpros.com
Florida-based AirSign, Inc., one of the largest U.S. aerial-advertising companies, has acquired Van Wagner Airship Group and its airship affiliates, making AirSign the largest airship company in the world.
Source: Daily Mail – dailymail.co.uk
By Cheyenne Macdonald
- High Altitude Pseudo-Satellites (HAPS) would work best at an altitude of roughly 20 km (12.4 miles)
- They could maintain position for weeks on end, allowing for continuous coverage from above the cloud tops
- Experts say this could be used for monitoring the ground, and even for surveillance or emergency response
- European companies, including Airbus and Thales Alenia Space have unveiled versions of the craft
Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com
By Cara Giaimo
The statue – made by the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty – paid tribute to a flock of 19th-century war heroes.
Source: The Cape Cod Chronicle – capecodchronicle.com
By: Dan Broderick
It’s really interesting, even intriguing, how things (they are called gifts if we want them, or other unusual words, if we don’t) end up in a museum.