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Established in 1987, Airship.org is a private aerospace research and development company that designs luxury airship yachts, rocket powered airships, high altitude airships, and racing airships.

V-5A cruising over San Francisco

V-5A cruising over San Francisco. Note the cycloidial propulsion located between the canards.

Aft view of V5-A with yacht package and optional spa package

Aft view of V5-A.

V-5A cruising over downtown San Francisco

V-5A cruising over San Francisco

V5 Series

V5-A

  • 500,000 cubic foot helium capacity (300,000 cubic foot main tank and 2 x 100,000 cubic foot auxiliary tanks)
  • High performance cycloidal propulsion system
  • 4000 pound/1800kg IsoTruss® frame
  • Carbon nanotube materials used for gas cells and external skin (Order of magnitude improvement in strength to weight)
  • Sprinklered fire protection
  • Low emissions (optional bio diesel package)
  • Low noise
  • Up to 1,800 HP of fuel efficient diesel power
  • Up to 40,000 lbs of thrust rocket engine power (90 second maximum burn)
  • "Flying Mainframe" (Intelligent autonomous auto pilot. Advanced sensor suite and advanced communications suite integration)
  • Advanced communications suite (Multi band transmit and receive, satellite transmit and receive, microwave transmit and receive, laser transmit and receive, lamp transmit and receive, manual lamp)
  • Advanced sensor suite (Radar, doppler radar, wind shear radar, CCTV network)
  • Up to 4 control stations (Bridge, upper deck, observation, and engine room)
  • Luxurious appointments custom built to your specifications
  • Accommodations for up to 4 crew
  • Accommodations for up to 10 passengers
  • Up to 2,800 mile range at 70 knots
  • Up to 2 x 130kw generators

V5-R Rocket Airship

V5-R

  • Includes pressurized bridge and lounge

3 V5-A airships setting on the field in Cardington, UK

3 V5-A airships setting on the field in Cardington, UK.

2 V5-A airships setting in front of airship hanger in Tustin, CA

2 V5-A airships setting in front of airship hanger in Tustin, CA

V5-A floating in San Diego Bay

V5-A floating in San Diego Bay

Top down view of V5-A next to Airbus 380

Top down view of V5-A next to Airbus 380

Side view of V5-A

Side view of V5-A

Looking up from below at V5-HA next to Zeppelin NT

Looking up from below at V5-HA next to Zeppelin NT.

V5-HR

  • Special version designed for high altitude travel
  • Includes high altitude pressure module
  • Includes high pressure lounge
  • 29,000 foot ceiling

Looking up from below at 3 V5-A airships

Looking up from below at 3 V5-A airships

View of V5-A with four emergency parachutes deployed

View of V5-A with four emergency parachutes deployed.

Top town view of V5-A with yacht package and optional spa package

Top town view of V5-A with yacht package and optional spa package

View of V5-A from left side

View of V5-A from left side

V5 Detail View

(A) Main lifting tank (A1) Main parachute hatch (A2) Main oxidizer tanks (B )Auxiliary lifting tank (B1) Auxiliary parachute hatch (B2) Auxiliary oxidizer tanks (B3) Tail controls (C) Cycloidial propellers (D) Auxiliary tank support canard

Sentinel 600, Goodyear blimp, V5-A, and Zeppelin NT on runway at Moffett field

Sentinel 600 Airship, Goodyear blimp, V5-A, and Zeppelin NT on runway at Moffett field.

Sentinel 600, Goodyear blimp, V5-A, and Zeppelin NT on runway at Moffett field

Sentinel 600 Airship, Goodyear blimp, V5-A, and Zeppelin NT on runway at Moffett field.

Proposed El Toro (Lake Forest, CA) assembly plant will house over 100 employees dedicated to producing 10 airships/year

Proposed El Tor (Lake Forest, CA) assembly plant

Proposed El Toro (Lake Forest, CA) assembly plant

V7-A

  • 700,000 cubic foot helium capacity (400,000 cubic foot main tank and 2 x 150,000 cubic foot auxiliary tanks)

 

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