Not a Blimp, Not a Plane: The Gigantic Aeroscraft Is Ready, and It’s Awesome

Jesus Diaz
JAN 3, 2013 5:43 PM

This is a new type of rigid aircraft. It’s not a blimp, and it’s not an airplane, but this this thing has the potential to alter the way we understand travel and completely change military transportation. You can see a video of its first move here.

According to the company, “the final configuration and vehicle systems integration functionality testing has been completed as the Aeroscraft subscale demonstration vehicle reaches the finish line.” The aircraft will enter a flying tests phase over the next 60 days. After they are done with the testing, they will build the full scale version. Yes, this gigantic aircraft is only a small version of what’s coming. Imagine that.

Read more: Not a Blimp, Not a Plane: The Gigantic Aeroscraft Is Ready, and It's Awesome — GIZMODO.

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