Category Archives: Hybrid Airships

AAIB investigation to HAV Airlander 10, G-PHRG

Source: Air Accidents Investigation Branch – www.gov.uk/aaib-reports From:                        Air Accidents Investigation Branch Published:                9 March 2017 Date of occurrence:  24 August 2016 Aircraft category:     Sport aviation and balloons Report type:             Bulletin – Correspondence investigation Aircraft type:           HAV Airlander 10 … 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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