New high-tech airships are rising in Southern California

Not since the waning days of World War II have the mammoth wooden blimp hangars at the former military base in Tustin seen as much airship manufacturing work as they do today.

Inside the 17-storey structures that rise above southern Orange County, Worldwide Aeros Corp is building a blimp-like airship designed for the military to carry tons of cargo to remote areas around the world.

Nobody has ever tried to do what we’re doing here, Chief Executive Igor Pasternak said of the 265-foot skeleton being transformed into the cargo airship. This will revolutionise airship technology — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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