Airships are making a comeback in the 21st century and this site will be following the latest developments in the airship world as they happen - especially if they’re in the UK.
In the meantime, here are some of the latest stories that are making headlines in the world of airships:
Russia's military to unveil Atlant airships capable of carrying 200 personnel - Daily Mail (Posted on 30 June 2015)
We Wish This Luxury Airship Was Real - Popular Science (Posted on 29 June 2015)
Russia to Complete Construction of Airship 'Atlant' for Army by 2018 - Sputnik International (Posted on 28 June 2015)
Batman: Arkham Knight - Stagg Enterprises, airship, watchtower - Eurogamer.net (Posted on 23 June 2015)
How hybrid airships could bring back a centuries-old idea to the skies - Telegraph.co.uk (Posted on 21 June 2015)
Money to blow? Buy an airship from Lockheed Martin - Digital Trends (Posted on 19 June 2015)
Building an airship with Chris Burden - Los Angeles Times (Posted on 18 June 2015)
Lockheed developed an amazing airship at its legendary Skunk Works - Business Insider (Posted on 17 June 2015)
Selex Signs Hybrid Airship Deal - DefenseNews.com (Posted on 15 June 2015)
Goodyear shuffling blimps to prepare for new airship - Columbus Dispatch (Posted on 8 June 2015)
To learn more about airships and see how they are being reinvented for the 21st century, we'd recommend having a look at some the websites we've linked to below:
- Airship and Blimp Consultant - Airship & Blimp Consultant is run by 'TRH', an experienced airship pilot offering consultancy and his views on the airship industry to visitors to his site. Even if you aren't interested in his services, the site is worth a visit for the information it contains about recent developments in the airship industry.
- GASBAGS - For a more lighthearted look at the world of airships and blimps, GASBAGS is the answer!
- Zeppelin NT - the Germans pioneered airship technology and Zeppelin NT is reinventing airship travel for the 21st century.
- Airship Ventures - this company has imported a Zeppelin NT to the USA and operates passenger tours over famous landmarks around the USA
- Airshipworld - for all the latest airship industry news, check out this popular blog
- Airships.net - learn all about the history of the famous, early airships - such as the Graf Zeppelin and the ill-fated Hindenburg
- 21st Century Airships - this company is developing a number of special purpose airships for passenger and cargo use.
- MyAirship.com - for a wide range of airship information and resources (including information about building your own airship), visit My Airship. This site isn’t updated very much anymore but does have a lot of information.
There’s much more out there but I hope this will give you a taste of the exciting future (and present) that’s in store in the world of dirigible aviation. In the meantime check out these airship related items on eBay:
Keep checking back - they’ll be more here soon!