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- May 2, 2020
I just saw on the PGA over the weekend that Goodyear still has 4 blimps in use. I'm already tired of some who abuse the drone in real estate marketing and giving a false view.There are only about 25 blimps left in the world.
"At the start of the 20th century, before the Wright Brothers finally got their famous Flyer off the ground in 1903, airships were seen as the future of human flight. The category includes a variety of dirigibles, such as zeppelins (which have a rigid structure) and blimps (which completely collapse when deflated). German zeppelins performed bombing runs in World War I, but the 1937 Hindenburg disaster — in which the Hindenburg zeppelin caught fire in New Jersey while attempting to moor, killing 36 — spelled the end of airships as commercial vehicles. While blimps found limited use during World War II, after the war, airships mostly transformed into floating advertisements."
I for one appreciate you posting interesting stuff that isn't centered on politics. This site would grow if there was more of these, Thanks!