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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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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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Lockheed Martin Aerostat Flies over the Akron Airdock

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.

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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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Two Goodyear airships now in Akron area; California blimp to be retired in August

Source: Akron Beacon Journal – ohio.com By Jim Mackinnon Keep your eyes peeled on the Akron-area skies in the upcoming weeks: You should spy two Goodyear airships flying around. Meanwhile, Goodyear’s California-based blimp will be retiring later this summer.

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