Source: The Guam Daily Post – postguam.com
By Tihu Lujan
Innovative balloons may improve weather forecasting
Five French meteorologists are on Guam testing a set of miniature blimps that may lead to innovative weather forecasting.
Posted in Airships, Blimps, Unmanned airships
Tagged AeroClipper, airship, blimp, Centre National d'Études Spatiales, Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique, NASA, National Weather Service, unmanned airship, weather forecasting
Source: Goodyear – goodyearblimp.com
Tiremaker’s newest airship to fly over 10 states on journey to California home Continue reading
Source: USA Today – usatoday.com
By Mike Snider
The Federal Communications Commission has given Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory approval to deploy its Project Loon balloon-based communications system to provide cellular connectivity in hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico.
Source: Skies – skiesmag.com
By Howard Slutsken
Originally planned for next year, the first flight of Lockheed Martin’s LMH-1 hybrid airship is now expected in 2019, according to Dr. Bob Boyd, program manager, LMH-1.
Promo flyer and registration form available. See below.
What: The Lighter-Than-Air Society’s 65th Annual Banquet and Silent Auction.
Where: The Greek Community Center, 129 S Union Street, Akron, Ohio.
When: Saturday, October 14, 2017.
- Social hour 5 p.m.
- Dinner 6 p.m.
- Program 7 p.m.
Speakers: Joe and Paul-Helmut Kindling, sons of airship pioneer Paul H. Kindling.
This year’s auction will once again include a certificate for a flight for two (2), on a Goodyear blimp. This certificate has been donated by The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company.
Click here to see the Banquet Promo flyer with all the details.
Click here to see the registration form. Print it out, fill in your selections and mail it to address on the form or email it to email@example.com
Extended! Reservations must be received by Monday, October 9, 2017