Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com
The Airlander Team can today announce two significant enhancements to the aircraft ahead of its imminent Hangar Exit and resumption of its Flight Test Program.
- The all-new Auxiliary Landing System
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News – lcsun-news.com
By Jason Gibbs
Boeing has moved one step closer to carrying astronauts to the International Space Station.
Source: Daily Journal – dailyjournal.net
By John Rogers
Goodyear has let the helium out of the last of its fabled fleet of blimps, but the company’s flight program will continue.
Source: New York Daily News – nydailynews.com
By Kate Mcleod
It all started in 1911, when Goodyear built its first airship envelope, a 400,000-cubic-foot bag ordered by a lighter-than-air enthusiast named Melvin Vaniman.
Posted in Airships, Blimps, Rigid airship
Tagged Airdock, airship, Akron, blimp, dirigible, goodyear, Goodyear blimp, Graf Zeppelin, Hindenburg, USS Akron, USS Macon
Source: Reuters – reuters.com
Images of the deflation of the last Goodyear GZ-20A blimp, the Spirit of Innovation, as documented by Reuters photographer Mike Blake in the early hours of March 14, 2017.