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Tethered Blimps and Custom Inflatables

Tethered Blimps are used for advertising a brand, product or promotion. Although we have standard size blimps, we can custom make almost any size blimp or airship to suit a specific requirment.  We also operate the blimps that we make, so we understand how to build you a product that will work best for you.

Standard Sizes of Operational Blimps Airship Solutions Manufacture's
Standard Sizes of Operational Blimps Airship Solutions Manufacture's
Computer Render of Logo on a blimp.  Send us your LOGO we will happily create a model for you
Computer Render of Logo on a blimp. Send us your LOGO we will happily create a model for you

Our standard sizes are depicted above.

When it comes to purchasing a blimp the following questions should be considered.

What size blimp do I think I would like?  As the blimps become larger, there volume will increase significantly.  The larger blimps are very difficult to store and more expensive to inflate.  Larger blimps will also have greater loads making them more difficult to raise and lower.

What are the logistical Considerations with a blimp?  Cost of operating?  How will I tether the blimp?  Do you have specific lift requirements for scientific equipment?

What colors would I like?  And what graphics will be best readable by my clientele?

We would welcome any questions you might have, and do our best to assist with some options to the above questions.

The blimps are made in either 3 standard colours (red/white/blue) or non-standard colours orange, green, light-blue and yellow, or can be custom painted to a specific PMS.

We can create a series of computer generated models of your logo’s on blimps, spheres or custom inflatables.  If you would like view how your end product might look, be sure to send us your logo when you CONTACT US.

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Helium Spheres or Balls

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Blimp Sizes and Specifications, and approximate pricing

 

3.9m (13 ft) Blimps $1500 +gst
The 13ft blimps are the smallest we build in the tethered range. The advertising can be painted on the blimp, or vinyl letters attached. The blimps are made from 6 panels. The 13ft tethered blimps can only be used in very light wind outdoor enivornments or indoors.

 

Length – 3.9 meters
Height – 1.8 meters
Volume – 3.5 cubic meters or 130 cubic feet
Winds – 10knts, 11mph, 15km/hr
Banner Size – 2.0 x 1.2 meters

 

5.0m (17ft) Blimps $2500 +gst
The 17ft Blimps are the most popular selling tethered blimp available. Camera’s can be attached to this type of blimp for aerial photography. Internal lighting can be placed in this blimp for night illumination.

 

Length – 5.0 meters, 17ft
Height – 1.6 meters, 5.5ft
Volume – 8 cubic meters or 300 cubic feet
Winds – 15knts, 16mph,30km/hr
Banner Size – 2.5 x 1.2 meters, 8ft x 3.5ft

 

6.0m (20ft) Blimps $3000+gst
The 20ft blimps . Camera’s can be attached to this type of blimp for aerial photography. Internal lighting can be placed in this blimp for night illumination.

 

Length – 6.0 meters, 20ft
Height – 2.1 meters, 7ft
Volume – 13.5 cubic meters or 500 cubic feet
Winds – 15 – 20knts, 16-23mph, 30 – 40km/hr
Banner Size – 3 x 1.4 meters, 10ft x 4.5ft

 

10m (32.8ft) Blimps $6000+gst
The 30ft blimps require special handling procedures. When used for advertising, winches are required for the blimp to be raised and lowered.

 

Length – 10 meters, 30ft
Height – 3 meters, 10ft
Volume – 30 cubic meters or 1100 cubic feet
Banner Size – 6 x 3 meters, 20ft x 10ft
Carrying Capacity – 10 Kg, 20lbs at Sea Level and Standard Temperature

 

Sphere Sizes and Specifications

Although we can manufacture/pattern make a sphere to almost any size, below are some commonly available sizes.

 

1.5m (5ft) Spheres $800+gst
Length/Height – 1.5m / 5ft
Volume – 1.75 cubic meters or 62 cubic feet

 

2.0m (7ft) Spheres $1100+gst
Length/Height – 2m / 6ft8inches
Volume – 4 cubic meters or 150 cubic feet

 

2.4m (8ft) Spheres $1500+gst
Length/Height -2.4m / 8ft
Volume – 7 cubic meters or 260 cubic feet

 

3.0m (10ft) Spheres $2000+gst
Length/Height – 3.0m / 10ft
Volume – 14 cubic meters or 530 cubic feet

 

4.5m (14ft) Spheres $3200+gst
Length/Height – 4.5m / 15ft
Volume – 47 cubic meters or 1770 cubic feet

Custom Blimps or Aerial Inflatables

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Custom made “sausage blimp” to lift FFA Cup Banner for Grand Final Matches

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