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 crash commemoration service planned for Saturday - Parkersburg News (Posted on 4 September 2015)
Shenandoah airship wreck remembered Sunday - Zanesville Times Recorder (Posted on 4 September 2015)
Goodyear Launches New Airship And New Campaign - MediaPost Communications (Posted on 3 September 2015)
Battle Chasers: Nightwar Announced By Joe Madureira's Airship Syndicate - Comicbook.com (Posted on 1 September 2015)
Say goodbye to the famous Goodyear Blimp - Fortune (Posted on 28 August 2015)
Airship Q for PS Vita will get a physical release in Japan - Gematsu (Posted on 27 August 2015)
The giant airships that could carry 66 tonnes - BBC News (Posted on 27 August 2015)
US Military To Launch Second Radar-Equipped Airship To Beef Up Missile Defense ... - Tech Times (Posted on 20 August 2015)
Second military airship getting Baltimore-area test - WBAL Baltimore (Posted on 19 August 2015)
Watch a Submarine Explore the Wreckage of a 1930s Airship, Live - Popular Mechanics (Posted on 18 August 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!