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:
Airship Q coming to PS4 - Gematsu (Posted on 29 January 2015)
Eternal Summer Awaits at This German Airship Hangar - Slate Magazine (blog) (Posted on 28 January 2015)
Urban Airship Accelerates Growth and Market Position for Mobile App ... - Marketwired (press release) (Posted on 27 January 2015)
Quick Look: Airship Bakery - AndroidGuys (Posted on 26 January 2015)
Second Goodyear airship being built at Wingfoot Lake blimp base - Akron Beacon Journal (Posted on 24 January 2015)
Fresno-based advertising airship prepping for maiden flight - Fresno Business Journal (Posted on 16 January 2015)
The British airship manufacturer making a rapid ascent - Grant Thornton (Posted on 13 January 2015)
War history: The Zeppelin airship was like an airbourne version of the ... - East Anglian Daily Times (Posted on 12 January 2015)
The return of the airship: Once the stuff of history, dirigibles are making a ... - The Independent (Posted on 8 January 2015)
High-tech airships could be NASA's next challenge - Fox News (Posted on 2 January 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!