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Turbine Makers Look for Airship Solutions

Source: Windpower Monthly – By Craig Richard Vestas and Siemens Gamesa are jointly looking to the skies for an alternative to costly and difficult road transportation of turbine components over long distances.

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Goodyear Raises Landmark Hangar in Los Angeles

Source: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. – Unique structure is home to newest Goodyear Blimp A new landmark appeared on the Southern California horizon overnight.

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Hybrid Air Vehicles Issues Updated Report on Nov. 17 2017 Incident

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – Airlander Statement – 27 November 2017 Our incident with the pre-production Airlander aircraft on Saturday 18 Nov has resulted in substantial damage.

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Acquisition Positions AirSign as World Leader in the Airship Industry

Source: Aviation Pros – 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.

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ESA Reveals Radical Plan to Replace Satellites

Source: Daily Mail – 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 … Continue reading

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