Category Archives: Airships

ESA Reveals Radical Plan to Replace Satellites

Source: Daily Mail – 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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How a WWI Blimp Pump Made My Day

Source: The Cape Cod Chronicle – By: Dan Broderick It’s really interesting, even intriguing, how things (they are called gifts if we want them, or other unusual words, if we don’t) end up in a museum.

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Airships Are Coming to the Middle East

Source: AINonline – By Chris Pocock Two projects that would bring airships to the UAE for tourist sightseeing with a difference are being discussed here at the Dubai Airshow.

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Goodyear Blimp ‘Santa Claus Express’ Is Back for Toys for Tots

Once again Goodyear is teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve’s Toy for Tots campaign. This will be the seventh year that Goodyear will be hosting the event at its airship bases.

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100 Years Ago, Balloon Men Tamed the Skies Over Fritch’s Lake

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – By Mark J. Price One of the lesser-known stories of World War I is the naval invasion of Fritch’s Lake. The Suffield Township pond, named for Portage County settlers John and Mary Fritch, served … Continue reading

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