“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 […]
“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 […]
“After three-quarters of a century of neglect, only a few dozen airships remain in the world today. But if two companies succeed, that number will soon double, and airships will be hauling hundreds of tons of cargo from the Arctic to the Amazon.” By Tim Fernholz Published at Quartz, December 18th, 2013: Click here to […]
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 […]
“Commercial development of the Arctic’s natural resources has so far been near to impossible, but transportation throughout the inhospitable region may soon be revolutionized by airships.” By Jenny Soffel. Published at CNN, December 9th, 2013: Click here to read this article.
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Published at Public Opinion Online: “Don Shoop knew how to fly a plane before he ever boarded one because he spent many hours buried in a book, absorbing the required information.” By Amber South. Click here to read this article.
“‘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 […]