Innovative Transportation Solutions Using
Airship, (Buoyant Aircraft) Technology
Dale George, CTO
Buoyant Aircraft Systems...
A Brief History
1783
1870
1926
1929
1783 Prof. Charles & Robert
1785 Blanchard & Jeffries
English Channel Flight
Paris air...
Current heavy lift Airship concepts
July 2013 Aeros Dragon Dream
No Energy is Required for the Lift
Fuel Cell and Electric power
Hydrogen filled
Vector thrust
Heavy and bulky lift
V.T.O.L. capable
No or little infrastructu...
Source: HAV
Chinook, C-130, B747 and Skycat cargo aircraft
Source: HAV
MB-140 Basic pilot training airship
MB-80 Optionally Manned UAV Research Platform
Future Developments
Thank You !
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Dale George: Innovative Transportation Solutions Using Airship, (Buoyant Aircraft) Technology

  1. 1. Innovative Transportation Solutions Using Airship, (Buoyant Aircraft) Technology Dale George, CTO Buoyant Aircraft Systems International
  2. 2. A Brief History 1783 1870 1926 1929 1783 Prof. Charles & Robert 1785 Blanchard & Jeffries English Channel Flight Paris airlift Norge First flight across the North Pole Graf Zeppelin Circumnavigation of the world 1670 Francisco de Lana 1784 Jean Baptiste Meusnier 1854 Henri Giffard Montgolfier brothers 1930 R100 – Flight to Canada 1919 R.34 Crosses Atlantic both ways 1901 Santos Dumont – first dirigible airship 2003 1935 DZR Regular air passenger service across the Atlantic 1961 USN 113,740 ft 1979 SkyShip 500 2000 Zeppelin NT 2006 21st Century Airships altitude record - 6,234-metres LM P-791 flight
  3. 3. Current heavy lift Airship concepts
  4. 4. July 2013 Aeros Dragon Dream
  5. 5. No Energy is Required for the Lift
  6. 6. Fuel Cell and Electric power Hydrogen filled Vector thrust Heavy and bulky lift V.T.O.L. capable No or little infrastructure
  7. 7. Source: HAV
  8. 8. Chinook, C-130, B747 and Skycat cargo aircraft
  9. 9. Source: HAV
  10. 10. MB-140 Basic pilot training airship
  11. 11. MB-80 Optionally Manned UAV Research Platform
  12. 12. Future Developments
  13. 13. Thank You !

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