Category Archives: Airships

How a Navy Dirigible Became the World’s Deadliest Airship

Source: History – 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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The Brief, Wondrous, High-Flying Era of Zeppelin Dining

Source: Atlas Obscura – By Natasha Frost The Hindenburg’s fattened ducklings and caviar were essentially German propaganda.

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Expanding the Envelope

Source: Royal Aeronautical Society – By Tim Robinson  At a RAeS Flight Test Group Lecture, Hybrid Air Vehicles detailed the flight test progress and next steps in flying one of world’s biggest and most innovative aircraft – the Airlander … Continue reading

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French blimps to test Guam weather

Source: The Guam Daily Post – By Tihu Lujan Innovative balloons may improve weather forecasting Five French meteorologists are on Guam testing a set of miniature blimps that may lead to innovative weather forecasting.

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Goodyear Blimp Wingfoot Two Goes West

Source: Goodyear – Tiremaker’s newest airship to fly over 10 states on journey to California home

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