AirShip One is a construction project of blimp with wireless piloting, that can transfer image from air in real time. Academic Aerial Club has made this project with thought about relating public events in big halls. Purpose of project is accustoming of new technical thought to life, introduction of innovative solutions and exploring of knowledge acquired on Wroclaw University of Technology in practice. Three scientific groups work over project AKL - Aerial Academic Club, DaVinci - Aerial Scientific Group, SP6PWT – Academic Club of Radio Control System also TV STYK - Student Television. AirShip One project has been made in order to cope with claims of media in range advanced relating 'on live' performances. AirShip One is an universal platform which will be capable to take up any optional equipment wanted for realization of intentional purpose. Due to big lateral surface, it can be taken advantage as flying advertising. Appliance construction without skeleton make transport easier and allows to move it in indoors by standard-sized entrances. Bearing capacity of ballast module unit totals 2 -kg. Weight without helium 10 -kg. length - 4; diameter - 2,2m; capacity – coverage 10m3 - 1000.In our previous Video posts, here and here, we already featured the airship but here are the links to the YouTube videos again:
whitepaper on the project from the main coordinator Princo, unfortunately it is in Polish, we will try to get an English translation but for now you can skim over the Polish version it contains some schematic drawings of the airship and formulas that can be understood even without knowing Polish.
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