Category Archives: Airships

Goodyear Reveals Plans for Arrival of Next Generation Blimp in 2017

Source: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Upgrades at Carson base to include new inflatable hangar The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today revealed plans for major facilities upgrades at its Airship Operations base in Carson, renewing its commitment to … Continue reading

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Airlander Flight Deck Repairs Complete and Testing Underway

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com The Airlander team is pleased to announce that the structural damage sustained to the Flight Deck during its second Test Flight last August has now been repaired.  Following this successful repair of the Flight … Continue reading

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Amazon Has a Patent for Floating Blimp Warehouses

Source: Inverse – inverse.com By Jack Crosbie Way back in April, Amazon quietly received a patent for “aerial fulfillment centers” — massive blimp warehouses that would float 45,000 feet in the sky and deliver products with precision-guided UAVs. In other … Continue reading

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Airlander Update

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com Hybrid Air Vehicles is pleased to announce the structural damage sustained by Airlander’s heavy landing this summer has now been repaired, and over the Christmas period the new cockpit will be painted prior to … Continue reading

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Solar Ship Challenges Lockheed to Airship Race

Source: Flight Global – flightglobal.com By Beth Stevenson Solar Ship has challenged Lockheed Martin to an intercontinental race, to pitch the two companies’ airship designs against each other and promote the benefits of using lighter-than-air technology for cargo transport.

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