Russia’s First Unmanned Airship Completes Factory Tests

DP-29Source: rustechnologies –   rostechnologiesblog.wordpress.com

Russia’s first unmanned DP-29 airship has passed factory tests and is now at the stage of corrections. This was announced by Alexander Kolesov, Deputy Director General of the Dolgoprudny Automatics Design Bureau.

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BASI’s Prentice still hoping airship dreams will fly

The BASI hangarSource: Winnipeg Free Press – www.winnipegfreepress.com

By: Martin Cash

Solar-power system to run hangar may one day produce hydrogen.

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Hindenburg Disaster Is Topic of Sept. 17 Stafford Library Program

Hindenburg over Manhattan May 6, 1937, hours before bursting into flames at Lakehurst NJ (AP Photo)450Source: thesandpaper.villagesoup.com

It was probably the most dramatic live radio news broadcast in history. On May 6, 1937, the German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed upon landing at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station.

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Women’s Balloon ChampionshipLift-off at Women’s Hot Air Balloon World Championship

flight 450 Source: thenews.pl – Polish Radio English Section

The 1st FAI Women’s Hot Air Balloon World Championship is underway in Leszno, western Poland.

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The Little Dirigible That Could – And Did

Baldwin's airship sSource: 91.3 WYSO – wyso.org

By Paul Glenshaw

The Wright brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk in December 1903 was a private affair. But America’s first public powered flight wasn’t made by an airplane.

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