21st Century Airships Team Inc. A research and development company for airship technologies and manufacturer of state-of-the-art airships. Current projects include a 19-passenger purpose-designed sightseeing airship, a prototype UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) for medium altitude, and a prototype heavy-lift airship.
Worldwide Aeros Corporation A lighter-than-air (LTA) airship manufacturer. Company operations include the designing, development and manufacture of rigid transportation airships, non-rigid airships, and advanced unmanned tethered aerostat systems.
The Airship Association Established to promote matters relating to airships, to publish books and papers connected with airships, and to promote research and experimental work on airships.
Airship and Blimp Consultant ABC is a UK-based consultancy service that provides expert advice to government departments and private companies considering using or developing helium airships for civil or security applications.
Airship and Blimp Resources Lots of information, including an airship basics explanation, manufacturers, Experimental Balloon and Airship Association, database of manufacturers, links.
Airship Initiatives In the business of increasing interest in airships through articles for magazines, newspapers and specialist journals, as well as writing and publishing several books on the subject. These activities will be expanded to include an Image Resource to supply high-quality images.
Cameron Balloons Cameron brand hot air balloons: recreational sport, competition sport, commercial advertising, large passenger ride, and special shapes.
Cameron Balloons Ltd. Manufacturer of passenger carrying hot-air, conventional and special shape balloons, hot-air airships, exhibition stands, medical products, cold-air inflatables, helium blimps, spheres and record breaking balloons.
Diamante Mongolfiere An Italian hot air balloon company selling Cameron Hot air Balloons for tourist flights and advertising, and organizing flying courses and promotional inflatables for outdoor events.
Dreambuilt Designs This company provides plans eBooks for the do-it-yourself'er, ranging from woodworking, metalworking, and electronics, to leatherworking, sewing, arts and crafts. Included is a quarter-scaled hot air balloon standing 20 feet tall and about 16 feet in diameter. Made of ripstop nylon, it has an aluminum gondola and a radio-controlled propane burner.
The Early Years of Sport Ballooning An affectionate look at hot-air sport balloons in the 1960s and '70s, this site focuses on the differences among different manufacturers' products, and the way those products differ from balloons on the market today.
eBalloon.org A ballooning resource providing information on ballooning history and famous flights, how hot air balloons work, and what a typical flight is like. The site also offers an extensive photo gallery, a list of festivals worldwide, and a ballooning directory.
European Balloon Corporation Balloon launches near Brussels, as well as giant helium balloons manufacturing, cold air inflatables, and hot air airships.
FAI Ballooning commission A non-governmental and non-profit making international organization with the basic aim of furthering aeronautical and astronautical activities worldwide.
The Flying Cloud, R-505 Set in a world that was, or perhaps a world that might have been, The Flying Cloud is a tale of airships, adventure, gallant gentlemen, and sultry island maidens. Bringing the world more airship fiction.
Friends of the Smokey Bear Balloon Inc. A non-profit corporation of all volunteers dedicated to assisting U.S. federal, state, and local agencies to educate and convey messages to prevent human-caused wildfires.
Gas Ballooning.net A site dedicated to gas balloons, specifically Hydrogen and Helium free balloons. The site provides information on how gas balloons are constructed along with resources, books and links to other gas balloon sites.
Hybrid Aircraft Corporation Their expertise focuses on a class of hybrid aircraft that combines the advantages of aerodynamic lift derived from the lifting-body hull shape (like an airplane) and efficiencies of lighter-than-air derived from the buoyancy of the helium filled envelope (like an airship). They call the technology approach SkyCat and the cargo version the SkyFreighter.
ILC Dover Engineered inflatables, LTA structures (aerostat and airship envelopes), space inflatables, and space suits.
Light Flight Balloons and Barnstormer Aero This full time, full service Maryland company offers hot air balloon rides, tethered balloon promotions, and open cockpit biplane rides for Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
The Mooring Mast This a collection of links to websites about American, British, German and Italian Airships of the past, and modern Airships such as the Zeppelin NT. Also, airship-related products.
Naval Airship Association, Inc. The NAA is a non-private, non-profit organization that gathers and disseminates lighter-than-air expertise and knowledge accumulated during the U.S. Navy's development and employment of lighter-than-air aircraft.
www.nott.com The home page of ballooning enthusiast Julian Nott.
Ohio Airships, Inc. The Dynalifter is a unique hybrid of fixed-winged airplane and helium airship, providing a combination of features that are currently unavailable in any single existing aircraft. The Dynalifter should combine the great fuel efficiencies and short runway capabilities of historical airships, with the weather handling and concentrated payload capabilities of traditional airplanes. It gets lift from 16,500 cubic feet of helium and two small ultralight engines.
QinetiQ 1 Two British pilots will attempt to break the world altitude record for a manned balloon (113,740 feet) by ascending to 132,000 feet in an open gondola. Download images and wallpaper, subscribe to email updates.
TCOM, L.P. Tethered surveillance and communications aerostat systems.
Techsphere Systems A worldwide provider of spherical airship platforms for use in commercial, research, and government applications. TSI manufactures, owns, operates, leases and sells these platforms.
Turtle Airships Addressing aviation's contribution to global warming with rigid, shelled, lighter-than-air, amphibious, all weather passenger airships. These are solar powered with Bio-fuel backup power with a claimed speed of 200 MPH.
Two get very high Breakfast show producer and presenter Lev David from East Coast Radio, Durban and hot air balloon pilot Gary Mortimer from Airborne Adventures Africa endeavour to set a new South African hot air balloon altitude record. Follow the planning and flight.
Up & Away Ballooning A balloon ride company in Sonoma County specializing in romantic balloon rides for couples and rides for small groups using multiple balloons.
US-LTA Corporation Founded to design, engineer, manufacture, and offer airships for sale for operational customers in the worldwide airship advertising and remote sensing market. They developed the 160 foot, 6-passenger Model 138S Airship and Skymax Nightsign system which are type certified by the United States FAA.
Vertical Airships A private research and development organization dedicated to the construction of vertical airships.