Aviation Photo #1120290 American Blimp Corporation A-170 - Holden (Virgin Lightships)

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In Australia to advertise Holden cars, the A-170 has an envelope volume of 4830 cubic metres, a length of 55 m and an endurance of 15 hours. Its twin 180hp IO-360s give it a maximum speed of 51kt.
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    Phil Vabre
    Holden (Virgin Lightships)
    American Blimp Corporation A-170
    American Blimp Corporation A-150
    American Blimp Corporation A-150
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    N156LG
    Melbourne - Essendon
    Victoria
    Australia
    September 26, 2006
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Anonymous
11 years ago
Great shot of a new melbourne icon. Well done. This is one not so limp blimp.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Love that thing! nice picture. its gone now but i used to see the blimp at 1,300ft over the field nose dive to land, almost vertical! insane pilots.

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