It looks like blimps are set to come out of retirement. They will no longer only be floating above the sports stadiums- they may be giving you a luxury trip across the globe.
Worldwide Aeros Corp. in California has just finished testing their Aeroscraft ML866 and is starting on preparations for its first test flight.
The AerosCraft is the world’s first Rigid Variable Buoyancy Air Vehicle. The AerosCraft uses extremely strong, yet incredibly lightweight material for the interior frame allowing it to carry great loads at high altitudes for long distances.
It is believed that the blimp will help revolutionize wind farming by delivering the large turbines needed to remote locations otherwise unreachable by other means of transportation.
The oil and gas industry is also planning on using the new aircraft to help move inventory safely and affordably. With a huge interior that will operate as an open-air loading dock, the military is looking forward to using the AerosCraft to help move gear to battlefields without the need of a landing strip.
There are also plans of using the AerosCraft blimp for commercial use, giving travellers the highest quality of travel to just about anywhere in the world. It will provide meeting rooms, luxurious cabins and, of course, incredible views.
Paul Hudson | Elite.