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NEXT-GEN BLIMP Inside Google billionaire's airship that's just been cleared for flight...

• The Sun

To combat the Hindenberg paranoia, the Pathfinder 1 will use only non-flammable helium, as opposed to explosive hydrogen

A NEW era for blimps may be emerging thanks to billionaire Google co-founder Sergey Brin, who aims to turn these sky-giants into cargo vessels.

Brin's company LTA Research has created a 400ft "lighter than air" blimp-like vehicle - dubbed Pathfinder 1 - which has recently received its airworthiness approval.