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Aeros 40D Sky Dragon airship MSN 21 begins flight test activities

(EMAILWIRE.COM, August 06, 2008 ) Los Angeles, California - Aeros has announced that its airship model Aeros 40D Sky Dragon MSN 21 has entered the flight testing phase. Upon completion of the company’s scheduled flights, Aeros 40D will go through a series of FAA tests before it will be issued a standard airworthiness certificate.

The Aeros 40D was assembled and is being flight tested at San Bernardino International Airport.

The Aeros 40D was developed and manufactured at the Aeros’ engineering and manufacturing facilities in San Fernando Valley and Montebello (Los Angeles area). The Aeros 40D follows innovative traditions of Aeros’ engineering and incorporates the latest technology package that significantly reduces the pilot’s work load.

The Aeros 40D, holder of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Certificate, was designed around the market demand for a multifunctional airship with low operating cost. The Aeros 40D airship has successfully supported a multitude of missions ranging from advertising and tourists rides to surveillance and broadcasting.

The MSN 21 will be utilized as a flying laboratory for the development of various systems of the new type of variable buoyancy air vehicle – the Aeroscraft, developed by Aeros.

Aeros is the world’s leading manufacturer of a wide spectrum of buoyant platforms. Aeros’ innovative approach has transformed the company into one of the leading research and development organizations for the aerospace industry.

About the Aeroscraft: The Aeroscraft is a new type – the variable buoyancy air vehicle designed to control lift in all stages of air or ground operations including the ability to off-load payload without taking on-board ballast. The key features of the Aeroscraft include the rigid structure, vertical takeoff and landing capability, ability to operate at low speed and hover, and operate from unprepared surfaces. For more information please visit

About Aeros: Aeros is the world's leading lighter-than-air, FAA-certified aircraft manufacturing company. The company's operations involve the research, development, production, operation and marketing of a complete family of Aeros-branded air vehicles used in government and commercial applications. These include non-rigid FAA Type Certified Aeros 40D Sky Dragon Airships, Advanced Tethered Aerostatic Systems and New Type Rigid Air Vehicle - Aeroscraft. For more information please visit

Aeroscraft is a registered trademark of Aeros


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