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Turbine Makers Look for Airship Solutions

Source: Windpower Monthly – windpowermonthly.com By Craig Richard Vestas and Siemens Gamesa are jointly looking to the skies for an alternative to costly and difficult road transportation of turbine components over long distances.

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Airships Are Coming to the Middle East

Source: AINonline – ainonline.com By Chris Pocock Two projects that would bring airships to the UAE for tourist sightseeing with a difference are being discussed here at the Dubai Airshow.

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World’s Longest Aircraft, the Airlander 10 Crashes in a Field Sparking Fears of Helium Gas and Fuel Leaks

Updated with Hybrid Air Vehicles Official Statement (Scroll down to read the official statement) Source: DailyMail – dailymail.co.uk By Sophie Inge The world’s longest aircraft was seriously damaged on Saturday after it slipped its moorings and crashed into a field.

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Author of New Shenandoah Book to Participate in Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster, Ohio

Author of “The Wreck of the Naval Airship USS Shenandoah” to participate Buckeye Book Fair in Wooster, Ohio. On Saturday, November 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Jerry Copas, author of ‘The Wreck of the Naval Airship USS Shenandoah’, … Continue reading

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Goodyear’s next-generation blimp arrives in Southern California

Source: Daily Breeze – dailybreeze.com By Brennon Dixson A familiar sight returned to the the skies over Southern California on Thursday as Goodyear’s next-generation blimp – a longer, faster, quieter, easier-to-maneuver craft than the one retired in March – cruised … Continue reading

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