Papageorge, one of the navigators, said that the Bermuda-Azores leg established a new distance record (1,881 miles) for a single flight by a non-rigid airship
Steve Day and his fellow City supporters are taking to the skies in a non-rigid airship
, or blimp, so they can have a bird's eye view of the game.
In association with Lindstrand Balloons of the UK, Delft Technical University in the Netherlands and DaimlerChrysler Aerospace of Germany, ESA has completed initial assessments of a non-rigid airship
, known as the High-Altitude Long-Endurance (HALE) craft, or, more commonly, as a `blimp'.
Thousands of Americans, like Harold Edwards, would soon begin an assocation with non-rigid airships
, or blimps, that would be largely ignored in most history books.
The company said it is the owner of the Type certificates for the largest certified non-rigid airships
in the world.