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Category Archives: Airships
Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com Airlander successfully completed its final validation and verification four-engine test on Tuesday 4 April, which means it is now flight-ready. A number of further confirmatory tests will be undertaken outside, after which the Airlander will … Continue reading
Source: The Telegraph – telegraph.co.uk By: Jon Yeomans Giant helium-fueled airships could soon be plying the skies – and a Tanzania-based gas explorer hopes to be joining them for the ride.
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 The Mobile Mooring Mast
Source: Daily Journal – dailyjournal.net By John Rogers Excerpt 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.