Category Archives: Airships

PenFed blimp, deflated, bursts into flames and crashes near U.S. Open at Erin Hills

Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – jsonline.com By Bill Glauber, James B. Nelson and Maddie Koss Some of the biggest drama at the U.S. Open took place in the sky just east of the course Thursday morning when a blimp advertising for … Continue reading

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Airlander Returns to the Skies

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com We are delighted to announce a successful flight of the Airlander 10 this evening (Wednesday 10 May).  All objectives of the planned flight were accomplished and the aircraft is now safely back at its … Continue reading

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Goodyear’s Third NT Airship Being Built at Wingfoot Lake

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s third NT airship is starting to come together. Workers at Goodyear’s Suffield Township blimp base are at the beginning stages of assembling the last of three NT, or New Technology, … Continue reading

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Russian Engineers Develop New Surveillance, Missile Defense Airships

Source: Sputnik International – sputniknews.com Russian engineers are designing new advanced airships which may become a potent element of the country’s anti-ballistic missile defenses.

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Can Giant Airships Accelerate to Orbit (JP Aerospace’s Idea)?

Source: Science 2.0 – science20.com By Robert Walker    May 3rd 2017 Bottom of Form JP Aerospace is an interesting company – in the city of Rancho Cordova, CA., California.. Their aim is to develop ways to send airships up into … Continue reading

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