New generation of lighter-than-air craft takes shape

02/10/2013 | Oakland Tribune (Calif.), The

The U.S. military is slowly getting back into lighter-than-air craft, with the cutting-edge technology behind a $35 million prototype undergoing early flight tests in California. The 230-foot Aeroscraft has a frame of carbon fiber and aluminum covered in mylar and holds the potential for unparalleled capacity and efficiency in air transport.

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