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Shapefiles for Silver Line Blimps

If you want to design your own airship, based on the silver line blimp envelopes, the following shapefile downloads will probably help a lot! SB-129-150 SB-141-250 SB-181-200 SB-279-250 SB-324-300 SB-435-400 SB-587-500    

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Large envelope production active

It was a long way to go, but finally we´re able to make large envelopes as well. This is achieved by the „Berliner“ Technique of folding the envelope materials a couple of times before welding. It´s really tricky, since the

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Silver Line Blimp Envelopes

For a long time we´ve been searching for good envelope materials. Strong, light weight, good helium retention and good sealing capabilities were in the focus. Today we are happy to provide you a new range of airships, based on such

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New batch of silver material

Dear airship model builders, we´ve been out of stock for much too long now for the silver envelope material. This is over! After a long waiting time we finally have a new batch of silver material and already started envelope

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Long Term Outdoor Tests of a Model Airship Envelope

Download this report as PDF: 20200403_Long Term Outdoor Tests   The future of lighter than air technology definitely happens outdoors. So, an interesting test is the durability of envelope material in continuous outdoor use. Factors like halestorms, wind and UV

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Envelop Shop Open!

For those who really want to build exciting airship prototypes and you just need a nice and robust streamlined envelope to lift your concept, here´s something for you. The windreiter envelope shop is now open, offering an increasing range of

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Windreiter New Years Greetings 2020

Dear Heliumheads, Friends and Followers, the Windreiter project has been rather silent the past year, however internally many things happened and the advance of airship development never stopped. While wishing you all the best for the new year 2020, we

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FAI Open International Class F7B Regatta

In November 2019, the first Official FAI Open International Class F7B Regatta was held in Friedrichshafen. That means over 10 competitor model airship pilots met to show their skills and developments. The Windreiter teamed up and travelled to the home

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silent_runner out of stock

Das Windreiter Team ist derzeit intensiv mit spannenden Projekten beschäftigt, die uns etwas von der Produktion von Luftschiffmodellen ablenken. Gleiches gilt für den Verkauf von silent_runner Kits. Nutzt gerne die umfassende Dokumentation auf silent-runner.de um eigene Konzepte zu verwirklich. Wir

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A steampunk silent_runner built

In the beginning of the year, one silent_runner airship was shipped around the globe and reached its final destination at the Mueller College in Australia. Working around various obstacles, the ingenious students and teachers transformed this rather basic airship concept

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