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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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Aeros Granted Utility Patent for Aeroscraft Cargo Airship’s ‘Aerostructure’

Source: Aeroscraft Corporation- Aeroscraft.com Patent Recognizes Lightweight Aeroshell that Supports Cargo Payloads, Structural Integrity and Aerodynamic Loading Capability, While Contributing Added Benefits of Aerodynamic Lift in Flight

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Pilot Plans to Bring Zeppelins to Dubai

Source: Aviation Week – Show News – aviationweek.com By: Angus Batey Whoever said dreaming is free has clearly never spoken to Capt. Khalid Al-Ansari. The Emirati pilot, who flies transport aircraft for the government, has spent “enough money to build … Continue reading

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Rare Archival Airship Films Have Been Digitized and Are Available for Viewing

The Archival Services of the University of Akron have digitized four nitrate films that form part of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. records stored at the university. The videos were first transferred from highly combustible nitrate to safety film … Continue reading

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MOVIE TIME! – Friday October 23, 2015

Featuring the USS Akron, the Akron Airdock and Navy Day On Friday, October 23 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM (the day before our Annual Banquet), Vic Fleischer, director of the University of Akron Archival Services, cordially invites you to view … Continue reading

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