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Airlander Receives Environmentally-friendly Transport Funding

Source: Flightglobal.com By Beth Stevenson Furthering its campaign to raise the required funds to bring its Airlander 10 airship to flight, Hybrid Air Vehicles has received a €2.5 million ($2.7 million) EU grant that is awarded to environmentally-friendly transport projects.

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New Zeppelins: Giants of the Skies Return

Source: The Wall Street Journal – online.wsj.com Blimps are back, with the ability to carry massive payloads cost-efficiently. But can the industry really rebuild itself? By: Robert Wall

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UK Government Supports Airship Development

Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology By Graham Warwick Without the boost of military funding, large airship builders look for commercial backing

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Incredible Technology: Inflatable Aircraft Could Cruise Venus Skies

Source: Space.com A big robotic airship could ply the skies of Venus for up to a year, giving scientists an unprecedented look at Earth’s hellishly hot “sister planet,” the craft’s developers say.

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Hybrid Air Vehicles Attempts to Revive Lighter-than-air Aircraft

Source: AINonline.com This could be the shape of things to come–moving cargo into remote locations on a large, lighter-than-air (LTA) craft.

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