Source: rustechnologies – rostechnologiesblog.wordpress.com
Russia’s first unmanned DP-29 airship has passed factory tests and is now at the stage of corrections. This was announced by Alexander Kolesov, Deputy Director General of the Dolgoprudny Automatics Design Bureau.
Source: Winnipeg Free Press – www.winnipegfreepress.com
By: Martin Cash
Solar-power system to run hangar may one day produce hydrogen.
It was probably the most dramatic live radio news broadcast in history. On May 6, 1937, the German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed upon landing at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station.
Source: thenews.pl – Polish Radio English Section
The 1st FAI Women’s Hot Air Balloon World Championship is underway in Leszno, western Poland.
Source: 91.3 WYSO – wyso.org
By Paul Glenshaw
The Wright brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk in December 1903 was a private affair. But America’s first public powered flight wasn’t made by an airplane.