Advertising and Broadcasting Planned For 153-Foot Long
Airship manufacturer Worldwide Aeros Corp announced the
successful first flight, March 27, of its FAA Type Certified Aeros
40D Sky Dragon airship, "the most technologically advanced on the
market," according to the company.
The company began operations in China; Worldwide Aeros is
headquartered in Tarzana, CA.
According to Aeros Project Manager Shenny Yao, the blimp is
being used for advertising and broadcasting missions.
"The Aeros 40D is an ideal airborne platform for such tasks,
keeping the cost of operation to a minimum," she said.
Advertising with the Aeros 40D airship is all about "name
recognition," according an Aeros press release. "People always
remember the blimp they saw in the sky and the message it
"Equipped with state-of-the-art broadcasting cameras, the Aeros
40D becomes a perfect long endurance airborne broadcasting
platform. The ability to loiter over special events allows the
airship to provide excellent footage angles whether it is a
sporting event, concert or any other occasion."
According to Aeros pilots, the Aeros 40D Sky Dragon airship
handles unlike any other; it offers much better maneuverability and
incorporated technologies allow for a reduction of the pilots' work
"I thoroughly enjoy every minute flying the Aeros 40D and
entirely appreciate the comforts and user friendly systems," said
Aeros Chief Pilot Jim Miller.
"With over 20 years of operational experience and the most
knowledgeable crew, Aeros is committed to providing excellent
service" said Yao.
Aeros, the world's leading lighter-than-air, FAA-certified
aircraft manufacturing company, is involved with the research,
development, production, operation and marketing of Aeros-branded
air vehicles used in government and commercial applications,
including non-rigid FAA Type Certified Aeros 40D Sky Dragon
Airships, Advanced Tethered Aerostatic Systems and New Type Rigid
Air Vehicle - Aeroscraft.