Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) is pleased to announce that the Aeroscraft will be featured in the series premiere for “Rise of the Machines” Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 PM/ET. (check local listings) The episode ‘Super Airship’ reveals the technology behind the innovative Aeroscraft cargo airship, and follows the technology demonstration prototype during final preparations for its exciting maiden flight.
About “Rise of the Machines – Super Airship” (episodic synopsis) CGI animation explodes open a revolutionary new breed of airship – the Aeros Dragon Dream –to reveal the extraordinary technology that it depends on during a series of grueling tests. Exploring the engineering breakthroughs within this helium-filled behemoth will reveal surprising secrets of how the technology evolved, inspired by extraordinary lessons from nature and history. How did the airship’s unique buoyancy control system evolve from the swim bladder of deep-water fish? Which breakthrough in rocket engineering enables Corky to spin the airship on a dime? How did the Eiffel Tower inspire the extremely strong yet lightweight airship frame? If the test flight is successful, it will demonstrate how Dragon Dream’s radical new design works and will open a new chapter in aviation history. Failure will consign the Dragon Dream to the scrapheap.
H2 will repeat the premiere broadcast multiple times throughout the week:
Tuesday (3/04) at 10:00 PM/ET
Wednesday (3/05) at 2:00 AM/ET
Wednesday (3/05) at 11:00 PM/ET
Thursday (3/06) at 3:00 AM/ET
Saturday (3/08) at 11:00 PM/ET