Airlander has announced two significant enhancements to the aircraft ahead of its imminent Hangar Exit and resumption of its Flight Test Programme, namely an all-new Auxiliary Landing System and a Mobile Mooring Mast. Continue reading
Traditional airships use a cable and pulley system for directional movement, which is finicky at best, and leaves tremendous opportunity for error. Continue reading
Hovercraft can travel over land, water and ice. The technology behind the Hybrid Airship, the cargo-hauling ship of the skies, allows this hybrid craft to travel virtually anywhere. Continue reading
2016 will be a momentous year for the future of aviation with the innovative Airlander 10 taking to the British skies for the first time – the construction team continues to make ground-breaking progress on a daily basis – most recently attaching the Mission Module to the iconic hull.
Lockheed Martin has recently released this video of its Hybrid Airship on YouTube. With unlimited access to isolated locations around the globe, Hybrid Airships safely and sustainably support a wide range of activities in areas with little to no infrastructure. The airship offers the simplicity of a pickup truck by carrying cargo loads and personnel in and out of remote areas daily, not just certain seasons or only after major road, rail or airport infrastructure is developed.
Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a manufacturer of tethered drones and lighter-than-air aerostats, has announced that it has received a follow-on order from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a helium-filled aerostat and related airborne equipment and operator training in Jacksonville,Florida. Continue reading