Source: Royal Aeronautical Society – aerosociety.com
By Tim Robinson
At a RAeS Flight Test Group Lecture, Hybrid Air Vehicles detailed the flight test progress and next steps in flying one of world’s biggest and most innovative aircraft – the Airlander 10 hybrid airship. Tim Robinson reports.
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.