May 10, 2013
Lighter-than-air flight systems were developed more than a century ago and, for the most part, were considered obsolete after World War II. But the military and some commercial ventures have taken up a new generation of hybrid airships that are a far cry from the zeppelins or dirigibles seen in the old black-and-white newsreels -- or even the modern blimps seen floating over sporting events.
January 01, 2015
January 01, 2015
Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) has begun production on its newest airship design under FAA certification - the 40E Sky Dragon...
January 11, 2015
The 40E 'Sky Dragon' incorporates numerous design advancements and the latest technology to maintain Aeros’ leadership position manufacturing the world’s most technologically advanced FAA-licensed non-rigid airships. The 40E ‘Sky Dragon’ builds on the performance strengths of the 40D airship now in global operation since 2007, while incorporating operational enhancements and pilot/passenger improvements for multi-role applications including ISR ...,
April 2015 (cover/ special report)
Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) is becoming a round-the-clock affair worldwide, which is placing new challenges on size, weight, power consumption and cost for sensors and signal processing technologies....
Aerostats and airships are old ideas that are in vogue again in military and homeland security applications...
February 09, 2015
Today’s skies are ruled by jumbo jets, helicopters, and the occasional drone or two. But a recent invention may help these long forgotten flying machines to reclaim their rightful place in aviation history – or at least carve out a niche.
May 12, 2015
Aeros invents and demonstrates flight system for a constant-volume variable buoyancy air vehicle with onboard 'control-of-static-heaviness' management; innovation enables cargo airships capable of infrastructure independence and cost-efficient global freight transport. .
May 30, 2015
...The invention is "a system for providing lift to an air vehicle with vertical takeoff and landing capabilities," according to the patent.The system was developed for the Aeroscraft, an airship that uses helium, like a blimp, to take off and fly...
June 17, 2015
Aeros will use the Dassault Systèmes “Engineered to Fly” industry solution experience to design and deliver the next generation of Aeros’ airships and tethered aerostat solutions for military and commercial clients.
July 20, 2015
Tactical towers provide the low cost and flexible addition to smart fences and CCTV at airports to mitigate perimeter breaches and coordinate more efficient and responsive patrols, while delivering real-time wide-area 24-hour situational awareness. Ultra light weight and modular, they can be moved easily and rapidly to address changing security priorities and perceived vulnerabilities.
May 07 2015 - (OTC 2015) - During a breakfast panel on the third day of the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Brent Patterson, senior vice president of global projects at Houston-based Blue Water Shipping, highlighted difficulties that are often overlooked in coordinating operations in remote areas.
August 1, 2015
US Based Aeros is developing two types of cargo airship, which it says could offer advantages over exisiting conventional freighters for project and high-value cargo- such as flexibility in terms of landing sites, large internal dimensions, reduced fuel consumption and lower operational costs.
August 27, 2015
September 03, 2015
The second floor of the Presidential Administration opened the exhibition “50 Inventions bestowed by Ukraine to the world,” attended by Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Dmytro Shymkiv, organizers and Ukrainian inventor Igor Pasternak....
September 06, 2015
This week the Aeroscraft Corporation announced that production was underway for the full-scale version of their 555-ft-long airship, touted as the world's largest aircraft with vertical takeoff and landing and a 66-ton payload.
September 08, 2015
“Industry analysts told SCMR that the technology advance would have profound implications for remote “emerging markets,” not currently served by conventional aircraft”
September 08, 2015
Aeroscraft Nears Design Freeze of VTOL Heavy-Lift Cargo Ship
The composites-intensive Aeroscraft is a 66-ton capacity cargo-lifter designed for vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) for delivery of product into hard-to-reach regions....
The application of aerostats for defensive area monitoring, or mobile airships for ISR patrol can deliver mission effectiveness strengthening India’s air defense environment and offshore patrol while containing costs, and freeing IAF assets for other tasks ...pg 26-32
An airship for a cruise in the sky? Aerospace engineering reaches new, incredible heights, making a silent and versatile resort a possibility
July 3, 2015
Technical breakthroughs are bringing back the airship, and remote construction projects could benefit....
December 7, 2015
Worldwide Aeros lands contract for airships, surveillance systems...
December 21, 2015
While the safety standards have evolved, new airships maintain the Zeppelins’ reputation for delivering weighty payloads. Worldwide Aeros Corp.’s Aeroscraft will be able to lift 66 tons. The rigid-structured airship is currently entering the early stages of production....
December 11, 2015
The Goodyear Blimp and the ill-fated Hindenburg might be the world’s most well-known dirigibles, but that could change if a Montebello, Calif., company’s plans get off the ground. Aeros has announced its Aeroscraft ML866 has officially entered production....
December 28, 2015
Airship producer Aeroscraft says lighter-than-air (LTA) aircraft have an advantage over other ISR platforms, particularly in roles such as coastal patrol and port security, as FAA certification process continues for the company's 40E Sky Dragon....