Category Archives: Airships

Beyond the Hindenburg: Airships Throughout History

Source: The National Archives – archives.gov The dramatic, fiery fate of the German rigid airship LZ-129, the Hindenburg, in 1937 is the most famous event of the airship age.

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Airlander Aims High with Luxury Tourism Variant

Source: Hybrid Air Vehicles – hybridairvehicles.com The Airlander Team have made two significant deals this week to make a tourism version of their unique low carbon aircraft a reality.

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Weather Too Poor for Weather Blimps to Measure Poor Weather

Source: KUAM News – kuam.com By Isa Baza Poor weather may be putting a damper on plans of French scientists to release miniature blimps into a developing tropical cyclone near Guam. The scientists are here in the hopes of collecting … Continue reading

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100 years of aviation history celebrated in North Yorkshire

Source: The Press – yorkpress.co.uk By Victoria Prest A hundred years of Britain’s industrial and aviation innovation was remembered last weekend, in a village a stone’s throw from Drax power station.

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How a Navy Dirigible Became the World’s Deadliest Airship

Source: History – history.com By Erin Blakemore It happened in moments—a gust of whipping wind. Suddenly, the USS Akron, a dirigible performing exercises off the coast of New Jersey, felt more like a flimsy toy than one of the most … Continue reading

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