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The Mystery of the Goodyear Ghost Blimp

The Mystery of the Goodyear Ghost Blimp

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Oct 18th 2017

Between 1942 and 1945, the U.S. Navy received more than 150 airships for the war effort. The military used these blimps, produced by the Goodyear Corporation, as convoy escort vessels. The Navy used t …
Plane of the Week: Lockheed Martin P-791

Plane of the Week: Lockheed Martin P-791

Posted by Patrick Gensel on May 27th 2016

Airship or airplane? This one is a bit of both. Lockheed Martin took inspiration from both forms of aircraft when they designed their P-791. This aircraft is supported by both aerostatic an …
The Man Behind the Zeppelin Airship

The Man Behind the Zeppelin Airship

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on May 26th 2016

Ferdinand Adolph Heinrich August Graf von ZeppelinWith a name like that, you just know he was meant to do great things.We've talked about rigid airships before (remember the giant Airlander 10?) and h …

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