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:
Fallout 4: Reveille - Brotherhood of Steel Airship - USgamer (satire) (registration) (blog) (Posted on 24 November 2015)
Huge new airship 'will be able to lift up entire yachts' - Metro (Posted on 23 November 2015)
Lockheed, FAA give flight to new hybrid airship - Business Insurance (Posted on 23 November 2015)
Time flies as Shortstown Primary School kids paint an airship mural - Bedfordshire News (Posted on 21 November 2015)
Lockheed's Massive New Airship Gets Go-Ahead - Sputnik International (Posted on 20 November 2015)
Lockheed's airship gets the green light and could launch in 2018 - Daily Mail (Posted on 19 November 2015)
Urban Airship Enables Real-Time Mobile Data Insights For Marketers - Marketing Land (Posted on 18 November 2015)
FAA approves Lockheed airship certification plan - Flightglobal (Posted on 17 November 2015)
Halo Airship Concept Creates A Whole New Category Of Luxury - Forbes (Posted on 30 October 2015)
Halo, the $330 million airship of the future - Telegraph.co.uk (Posted on 28 October 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!