“Unless one was shot to the moon, a passenger to Mars, or climbing unconquered Mt Everest,
I cannot conceive a greater thrill than this trip around the world by air.”
Lady Grace Drummond-Hay
The first woman to travel around the Earth by air
Graf Zeppelin Around-the-World Expedition
August 7, 1929

This page contains video presentations designed to educate the viewer about Lighter-than-Air technology, its future, and this project. Some are geared toward answering specific questions, while others challenge the way we think about transportation.

Watch each one with an open mind, for it’s only with an open mind that we can see the future.

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Introduces the Voyager Global Project, and reveals how Lighter-than-Air technology will transform the transportation industry.

Also provides the recommended viewing order for the presentations on this page.

Duration: 5 minutes

Introduction

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We reveal the global need for a cheaper more flexible transportation solution, and how Lighter-than-Air technology is poised to transform this industry.

This presentation answers the question, “What is the Voyager Global Project?”.

Duration: 25 minutes

This 2-minute video reveals how the project got started and why. How much the US Government has spent on LTA, why they have failed, and how we will succeed.

This is the introduction presentation for our crowdfunding round, and answers the question, “Why Lighter-than-Air technology?”.

Duration: 2.5 minutes

Informational

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In this presentation, we address the question of Helium supply and how demand will drive future growth in this developing market by tapping into helium’s many global sources.

This presentation answers the question, “Aren’t we running out of Helium?”.

Duration: 15 minutes

Reveals the current status of Lighter-than-Air technology as it explores many of the contemporary LTA projects from taxpayer funded to private enterprise.

This presentation answers the question, “If the technology was so great, why aren’t we using it today?”.

Duration: 20 minutes

Explores the profit potential of Lighter-than-Air technology by comparing its capabilities to a common form of transportation that’s been used for more than 170 years.

This presentation answers the question, “Can it make a profit no matter its size or payload capacity”?

Duration: 30 minutes

Reveals the inefficiencies of ground-based transportation, and explores the advantages of Lighter-than-Air technology and why it will revolutionize the way we travel and transport cargo.

This presentation answers the question, “Is LTA an efficient technology, and can it compete with contemporary modes of transportation”?

Duration: 16 minutes

Design & Operations

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A review of German airship design and the two primary reasons why they had the only successful LTA program.

This presentation answers the question: “How did the Germans design their airships?”.

Duration: 15 minutes

In this presentation, we reveal how the Zeppelins were used in the first ever aerial bombing in WWI, and why the German’s design made them virtually indestructible.

This presentation answers the question, “Aren’t they a fair-weather aircraft?”.

Duration: 40 minutes

A brief tutorial on buoyancy control and basic flight operations.

This presentation answers the question, “How did the Germans operate their airships?”.

Duration: 20 minutes

Traveling aboard a German airship was an exhilarating experience, unlike anything we have in transportation today. This presentation reveals why.

This presentation answers the question, “What was so special about flying aboard a Zeppelin?”.

Duration: 1 hour – 15 minutes

We explore the many capabilities of our design and reveal why flexibility and modularity are key to the success of a contemporary airship program.

This presentation answers the question, “What are the new capabilities built into our design?”.

Duration: 30 minutes

The effect of ‘Reversing Speed’ caused several airship accidents, and was believed to have resulted in the fatality of the US Navy’s Akron. In this presentation, we reveal what it was and why it was so dangerous.

This presentation answers the question, “What is ‘Reversing Speed’?”.

Duration: 10 minutes

History

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In this presentation, we address why, at the height of its success and popularity, Lighter-than-Air technology became dormant in the early 20th century.

This presentation answers the question, “If the technology was so great, why did the Germans stop using it in the late 1930’s?”.

Duration: 15 minutes

There are many misconceptions about the fatalities of the US Navy’s two great airships Akron and Macon. This presentation delves into the fatal flaw in the design of both airships and why it was to blame for their demise.

This presentation answers the question, “What really happened to the Akron and Macon?”.

Duration: 20 minutes

Concepts

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Humanitarian Aid is a multi-billion-dollar industry experiencing exponential growth.

This presentation exposes the waste and transportation issues within the industry, and reveals why LTA could revolutionize the way we deliver aid to those in need.

Duration: 20 minutes

Tare is the hidden cost in everything we consume. LTA has the capability to revolutionize the way we deliver goods by shipping direct from the manufacturer to the retailer and on to the customer.

This presentation explores the cost associated with shipping tare around the world.

Duration: 15 minutes

As surface dwellers, we live in a 3-dimensional world, but only experience two dimensions of motion. This presentation introduces a new paradigm in travel and reveals how LTA will play a significant role in personal transportation.

This presentation introduces the concept of 3-dimensional travel.

Duration: 20 minutes

The Earth’s atmosphere is a vast ocean of air. LTA has the capability to fully utilize this 3-dimensional medium to transport anything from anywhere to everywhere.

This presentation makes the comparison of atmospheric verses aquatic ocean, and reveals a new paradigm for transportation.

Duration: 20 minutes

Imagine a world where the effects of gravity can be cancelled, and the positive impact that would have on the transportation industry. The conservation of resources like time and energy would be a boon to businesses and consumers alike.

This presentation presents the concept of weightless cargo, and explores the basics of flight including its dependency on buoyancy.

Duration: 20 minutes

As surface dwellers, we see the world from the street level.

Imagine being able to experience it from a bird’s point of view.

This presentation takes the viewer on a 9-city tour, and affords them the opportunity to witness the beauty of the world in a truly 3-dimensional sense.

Duration: 45 minutes

Movies & Documentaries

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The official documentary of the Graf Zeppelin’s around-the-world expedition where for the first time in history passengers traveled around the earth by air.

Duration: 1 hour – 30 minutes

A movie classic from 1975, “The Hindenburg” provides an accurate account of daily flight operations as well as the exhilarating experience of travel aboard the great airship.

Duration: 1 hour – 30 minutes