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Cargo airships for Manitoba?

“David Harper, grand chief of the Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO), knows first-hand how difficult it is to live in Manitoba’s far-flung reservations and remote communities. With nearly every commodity shipped or hauled up north through winter roads or flown in by an expensive network of air cargo services, the cost of a two-litre carton of […]

This Is What’s Inside an Airship

“The Aeroscraft uses a buoyancy system called COSH, for Control of Static Heaviness, which is inspired by submarine technology. The system eliminates the need for runways and ground crews. That could make this airship ideally suited for moving heavy cargo to remote locations. ” By Kalee Thompson. Published by Popular Mechanics, January 1st, 2014: Click […]

Goodyear Blimp Innovator Honored

Published at The Business Journals, December 17th, 2013: “Mickey Wittman, known as the “father of sports aerial broadcasting” for his work in developing the Goodyear blimp’s role in sports television, will be inducted in to the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame here tonight.” By The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Click here to read this […]

Aeroscraft Corporation And CAE Sign Memorandum Of Understanding

Published in Aero-News Network, November 20th, 2013: “Aeroscraft Corporation, the innovator of a new variable-­-buoyancy cargo airship known as the Aeroscraft, has signed a memorandum of understanding with flight simulator company CAE to explore potential business relationships leading to the development and delivery of simulation based training for Aeroscraft’s new aircraft.” Click here to read […]

UNO students’ blimp project lets their ingenuity takes flight

Published in The Times-Picayune, November 27th, 2013: “Call it the little blimp that could. The as-yet-unnamed aircraft is only 12 feet long and 4 feet wide — nowhere near the scale of the Goodyear blimp nor the Hindenburg — but here’s the important thing: It can fly.” By John Pope. Click here to read this […]

U.S. Army Orders ‘Blimp In A Box’ Sustainment Equipment

“Lighter Than Air Systems (LTAS), a wholly owned subsidiary of World Surveillance Group Inc. has received an order from prime defense contractor A-T Solutions, Inc. for sustainment equipment related to its “Blimp in a Box” aerostat systems (“BiB”). The BiB related components are to be delivered and installed in staged shipments beginning immediately and to […]

Airships: The Heaven That Upstate New York Never Was

“‘All Over Albany’ recently posted this futuristic illustration of Troy, New York, drawn in 1916. The image shows Troy in the year 2016: the streets lined with streamlined buses and trolleys, the sky filled with giant airships and a rather phallic-looking building towering over downtown.” Published in Paleofuture, December 3rd, 2013: Click here to view […]

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