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:
LOOKING BACK: A magnificent flying machine - Eastbourne Herald (Posted on 25 July 2015)
Flying aboard Goodyear's anti-gravity machine - CNN (Posted on 24 July 2015)
Advice for Airship Builders: Think Smaller - Air & Space Magazine (Posted on 23 July 2015)
Goodyear airship, pilot wings ceremony on tap for EAA AirVenture Tuesday - WeAreGreenBay.com (Posted on 21 July 2015)
Nilda Rego, Days Gone By: 1908 airship demonstration in Berkeley was a near ... - Contra Costa Times (Posted on 15 July 2015)
Bizarre 'Airship' UFO Pictures Caught By US Navy Submarine In The 1970s - Huffington Post UK (Posted on 9 July 2015)
A Comprehensive Look At Lockheed Martin's Hybrid Airships - Forbes (Posted on 9 July 2015)
On this day: R34 Airship lands in New York after crossing from East Lothian - Scotsman (Posted on 6 July 2015)
Batman: Arkham Knight Guide: Find All Riddler Trophies on Stagg Airships - Game Rant (Posted on 1 July 2015)
Red Zeppelin: Russian military's secret airship - India Today (Posted on 1 July 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!