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Local history: 100 Years Ago, Goodrich Built Blimps Too

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Mark J. Price – Beacon Journal staff writer Akron added an important word to its lexicon 100 years ago. Dr. William C. Geer, vice president of the B.F. Goodrich Co., called a staff … Continue reading

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Lockheed Built a Blimp-Crawling Robot That Finds and Fixes Leaks

Source: Gizmodo – gizmodo.com By Andrew Liszewski Satellites and autonomous drones have reduced our need for cutting-edge spy planes and stealth fighters. So Lockheed’s famed Skunk Works, creators of the SR-71 Blackbird, have now built a unique robot called the … Continue reading

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Airships Are Back. And This Time They Use Graphene

Source: Techradar – techradar.com By Jamie Carter Helium-filled Zeppelins will stay airborne 24/7

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Goodyear celebrates Carson blimp’s 10th birthday

Source: Daily Breeze – dailybreeze.com By Sandy Mazza A community celebration for the 10th anniversary of the “Spirit of Innovation” blimp now housed at Carson’s Goodyear base will take place Tuesday [June 21].

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Battle Blimps: Russian Military Expands the Use of Airships

Source: Sputnik International – sputniknews.com The Russian Aerospace Forces are about to be expanded as the Defense Ministry intends to establish an aerostatics division, in an attempt to expand the battlefield use of blimps and balloons.

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