Category Archives: Airships

The Blimp Industry Is Changing, Right Over Our Noses

Source: The Washington Post – washingtonpost.com By Andrew Van Dam Later this month, Goodyear will launch its newest airship, the 246-foot, 10-ton Wingfoot Three, out of a hangar in Akron, Ohio. It’s a big deal, and not just in the … Continue reading

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NASA Has a Plan to Let Humans Soar above the Clouds on Venus

Source: NBC News Mach – nbcnews.com By Corey S. Powell    Jun.05.2018 Proposed “HAVOC” mission would send a blimp-like airship to Earth’s nearest neighbor.

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Goodyear’s newest airship could fly next month

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Goodyear’s newest airship likely will be flying in Akron-area skies toward the end of June.

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Voting for airships, update

Source: The Interlake Spectator – interlaketoday.ca By Twyla Siple Dr. Barry E. Prentice announced that his proposal for the Electric Airship Transportation System has made it to the final round of the CanInfra Challenge.

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Kathleen Endres Blimp! Documentary Nominated for Emmy

The film documentary by Kathleen “Kitty” Endres, “Blimp! Sports Broadcasting and the Goodyear Airship”, has been nominated for an Emmy by the NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Indianapolis, IN.

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