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:
Urban Airship And Twilio Partner For Better Distribution Of Mobile Wallet ... - MarTech Advisor (Posted on 20 May 2015)
Twilio and Urban Airship Collaborate to Expand Mobile Delivery Options for ... - MarketWatch (Posted on 19 May 2015)
Airship Combat Game Guns of Icarus Online Now Cheaper by 75% on Steam - Softpedia News (blog) (Posted on 18 May 2015)
Hybrid Hopes: An Inside Look At The Airlander 10 Airship - Aviation Week (Posted on 14 May 2015)
Cardington: Britain's Airship Heritage - Aviation Week (blog) (Posted on 14 May 2015)
Submarine-style cargo airship built in Tustin gets patent - OCRegister (Posted on 12 May 2015)
Artefacts reveal Dundee's contribution to airship era - The Courier (Posted on 9 May 2015)
Airship developers dare to return to the skies - Financial Times (Posted on 8 May 2015)
Leavesden airship flights were first for half a century - Watford Observer (Posted on 1 May 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!