Category Archives: Unmanned airships

Airship Drones Could Stay Aloft for Days

Source: Voice of America (VOA) – voanews.com By George Putic    Battery-powered drones have mostly replaced manned aircraft in a range of tasks, from scientific measurements to aerial photography, with one persistent disadvantage – the limit of their power source. … Continue reading

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French blimps to test Guam weather

Source: The Guam Daily Post – postguam.com 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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Boeing Patents Drones That Never Need to Land

Source: Discover- discovermagazine.com By Carl Engelking Limited flight times are such a drag — and Boeing seems to agree. The company just received a patent for its design for a drone that can remain airborne in perpetuity.

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Russia’s First Unmanned Airship Completes Factory Tests

Source: rustechnologies –   rostechnologiesblog.wordpress.com Russia’s first unmanned DP-29 airship has passed factory tests and is now at the stage of corrections. This was announced by Alexander Kolesov, Deputy Director General of the Dolgoprudny Automatics Design Bureau.

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BASI’s Prentice still hoping airship dreams will fly

Source: Winnipeg Free Press – www.winnipegfreepress.com By: Martin Cash Solar-power system to run hangar may one day produce hydrogen.

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