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:
Solar airship weekend blogging - The Reality-Based Community (Posted on 28 May 2016)
This beautiful new plane has a feature we've never seen before - Business Insider (Posted on 27 May 2016)
Airship secures business with trio of casual dining brands - Eat Out Magazine (Posted on 26 May 2016)
Captain An Airship, Or Perform Theatre, In 2D MMO Ever Adventure - Siliconera (Posted on 26 May 2016)
Low-flying Barrow airship sparks Parliament debate - NW Evening Mail (Posted on 23 May 2016)
The 100-year-old mystery of the Cornish airship base RNAS Mullion - West Briton (Posted on 22 May 2016)
R38 Airship-wreckage candlesticks found at auction - BBC News (Posted on 20 May 2016)
Find lights a trail that could lead back to airship disaster - Yorkshire Post (Posted on 19 May 2016)
The Airship Formerly Known as LEMV To Fly Again - DefenseNews.com (Posted on 12 May 2016)
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.
- Airships.net - learn all about the history of the famous, early airships - such as the Graf Zeppelin and the ill-fated Hindenburg
- Airship Ventures - this company has imported a Zeppelin NT to the USA and operates passenger tours over famous landmarks around the USA
- 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!