Source: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Upgrades at Carson base to include new inflatable hangar
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today revealed plans for major facilities upgrades at its Airship Operations base in Carson, renewing its commitment to the Goodyear Blimp’s presence in the Los Angeles area.
Source: Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, FAI – fai.org
What a fantastic performance! Fedor Konyukhov and Ivan Menyaylo have just landed after spending more than 55 hours in the air.
Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com
The Airlander team is pleased to announce that the structural damage sustained to the Flight Deck during its second Test Flight last August has now been repaired. Following this successful repair of the Flight Deck structure, Airlander is now structurally complete ahead of Hangar Exit and resuming the Flight Test Program. A rigorous testing and training program has now commenced to prepare for Airlander taking to the skies again.
Source: Space News – spacenews.com
By Jeff Foust
World View Enterprises, the Arizona company developing high-altitude balloons for research and eventually tourism, plans to conduct a test flight of a weather radar on one of its balloons later this year.
Source: Air & Space Magazine – airspacemag.com
By Mark Betancourt
The computer scientist who pulled off a world-record skydive is still wondering: Could it be done from orbit?