Tuesday, August 7, 2007

The White Dwarf - pedal powered personal blimp - will be flying again

precisionlandingpicReed Gleason owner of the White Dwarf has recently made an announcement to the Yahoo Airshiplist in which he tells us that the White Dwarf will be flying again at the Central Oregon Airshow which will be Aug. 24 -25 at the Madras, OR airport. The White Dwarf is a pedal powered blimp that was built for the comedian Gallagher in about 1984 to do a Showtime special. The White Dwarf has been flying at the airshow every year, according to Reed and they will fly the White Dwarf again on the mornings of the 25th and 26th of August. But before they can fly, the envelope needs to be refilled with helium. Reed says, if anybody wants to come and help or just watch them emptying 28 K-tanks of helium into the White Dwarf they should come to the Madras, OR airport on the morning of August 19th at around 11am. Weather permitting they will also make a short flight. If you want to go and intend to be there, please contact us, we will forward your contact details to Reed Gleason. There is a website for the White Dwarf which is quite outdated but still provides some insights into what the blimp is and it's history, also Reed has a small photo gallery with more recent shots of the Blimp in the hangar and in flight.

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that picture is really beautiful, makes me want to be in the skies and fly free like a bird does on air... It must be such an amazing experience!

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