Category Archives: Blimps

Skydive from blimp to mark Battle at Bristol

Source: Knoxville News Sentinel – knoxnews.com By Mike Blackerby Air Force Academy cadet Jordan Glover said Saturday’s skydive into Bristol Motor Speedway will be his biggest and most exciting jump yet.

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Lockheed Built a Blimp-Crawling Robot That Finds and Fixes Leaks

Source: Gizmodo – gizmodo.com By Andrew Liszewski Satellites and autonomous drones have reduced our need for cutting-edge spy planes and stealth fighters. So Lockheed’s famed Skunk Works, creators of the SR-71 Blackbird, have now built a unique robot called the … Continue reading

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Airships Are Back. And This Time They Use Graphene

Source: Techradar – techradar.com By Jamie Carter Helium-filled Zeppelins will stay airborne 24/7

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Goodyear celebrates Carson blimp’s 10th birthday

Source: Daily Breeze – dailybreeze.com By Sandy Mazza A community celebration for the 10th anniversary of the “Spirit of Innovation” blimp now housed at Carson’s Goodyear base will take place Tuesday [June 21].

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Your Summer Guide to Spotting Blimps

Source: Atlas Obscura – atlasobscura.com by Cara Giaimo There are only six true blimps left in the U.S.

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