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Tag Archives: aerostat
Source: Russia Beyond the Headlines – rbth.com By Oleg Krasnov Russian traveler announces attempt to break time set by Steve Fossett in 2002.
Source: NPR – npr.org By Eyder Peralta A giant surveillance “blimp” that had been tethered to a mooring at an Army installation in Maryland is now loose and drifting over Pennsylvania.
Source: Popular Science – popsci.com By Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer On October 13, 2015, China started the 24 hour test flight of its largest airship yet in Xilinhot, Inner Mongolia.
As announced in our post of August 19, Lockheed Martin has been flying a tethered Aerostat next to the Akron Airdock, near the Akron Fulton airport.
Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Lockheed Martin will begin flying a large tethered aerostat – a small blimp – over Akron Fulton International Airport next week.