Category Archives: Air ship

World’s Largest Aircraft Completes Test Flight

The world’s largest aircraft has successfully completed a test flight, bringing the massive helium-filled airship one step closer to commercial use. The world’s largest aircraft has successfully completed a test flight, bringing the massive helium-filled airship one step closer to … Continue reading

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Sergey Brin’s Massive Airship Will Deliver Humanitarian Supplies, Double As ‘Air Yacht’

News surfaced last month that Sergey Brin was building a “massive airship” at a NASA research center in Mountain View. According to The Guardian, the Google co-founder wants the ship to deliver supplies, as well as double as an “air … Continue reading

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80 Years Later, Stigma Of Hindenburg Disaster Still Affects Hydrogen

Eighty years after the Hindenburg disaster, the airship appears to be finally inching closer to returning to the skies. But it remains unclear whether today’s advanced airships will ever resume the use of hydrogen. The Hindenburg famously crashed and burned … Continue reading

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Hindenburg Crash: The End of Airship Travel

On May 6, 1937, the German zeppelin Hindenburg exploded, filling the sky above Lakehurst, New Jersey, with smoke and fire. The massive airship’s tail fell to the ground while its nose, hundreds of feet long, rose into the air like … Continue reading

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Airlander 10: World’s Largest Aircraft “Weeks” Away From First UK Test Flight

The giant airship has been officially named. Just a few safety checks remain. Airlander 10, the world’s largest and longest aircraft, is preparing to gently glide out of its gargantuan shed—which is incidentally the largest hangar in the UK—at Cardington … Continue reading

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