Category Archives: Blimps

Winnipeg Airship Business Signs MOU with Brazilian Company

Source: CBC News – cbc.ca Buoyant Aircraft Systems International says partnership will spearhead cargo airship industry

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York Man Piloted the Longest Nonstop Blimp Flight Ever

Source:York Daily Record – ydr.com By Mike Argento Robert Bowser joined the Navy in November 1941, a month before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  

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Stéphane Rousson and his pedal-powered dirigible

Source: The Sunday Times – thetimes.co.uk By Charles Bremner As he flew over the yacht masts at Villefranche-sur-Mer, Stéphane Rousson could have been mistaken for an intrepid aeronaut on an ancient contraption. His machine, however, is aimed at a future … Continue reading

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Acquisition Positions AirSign as World Leader in the Airship Industry

Source: Aviation Pros – aviationpros.com Florida-based AirSign, Inc., one of the largest U.S. aerial-advertising companies, has acquired Van Wagner Airship Group and its airship affiliates, making AirSign the largest airship company in the world.

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ESA Reveals Radical Plan to Replace Satellites

Source: Daily Mail – dailymail.co.uk By Cheyenne Macdonald  High Altitude Pseudo-Satellites (HAPS) would work best at an altitude of roughly 20 km (12.4 miles) They could maintain position for weeks on end, allowing for continuous coverage from above the cloud … Continue reading

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