Posts Tagged 'airship'

Solar Ship: Air Ships Taking To the Skies with the Power of the Sun

I just love airships. I wish I could travel all over the world in an blimp. Sure, it would take longer than a 777, but it would be way more relaxing. I wish that there would be airships all over the place, kind of like in the TV show Fringe.

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Giant US Defense Spy Blimps to Roam Afghan Skies

While this massive blimp looks pretty awesome, I’m just sad that it’s a spy drone and not a passenger airship, allowing people to take leisurely trips around the world (à la Fringe). The awkwardly-named Blue Devil Block 2 dwarfs a nearby 18-wheeler, allowing you to fathom its gigantic size.

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New Airships to Hit Canada: A Bit of Fringe Up North

I’ve always enjoyed airships. They’ve been featured prominently in Fringe, in the other universe. It’s a shame that there aren’t more around, but that might not be for long. Hybrid Air Vehicles will be making some futuristic giant blimps to supply remote communities in the Northern parts of Canada.

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20-Foot Floating Airship Replica: Is That a Blimp in Your Driveway?

This 20-foot dirigible replica was made by Jack Clemens and it took him two and a half years to build. Apparently his cat destroyed his first model. It goes to show you that cats can be vindictive! His second model was lost in bad weather. This is his third model and it’s a replica of the gigantic USS Macon.

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