Getting commercial airship production up and running is expected to create hundreds of textile industry jobs in Alabama, according to a statement by E-Green Technologies. It might also lead to aerospace and aviation jobs in Central Florida and Northern California, where the company hopes to set up operational centers.
Textiles and Aerospace. QED.
A few years ago there was an announcement about a company in the SE that was suppose to build airships to move oversize cargo. I haven’t heard a peep about this since.
I think the biggest problems blimps have always had is storage, particularly from storms while being tethered on the ground. Their size to payload ratios just never seem
to make much sense.