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What does Z stand for?

Z stands for Lighter-Than-Air Vehicle (US Military aircraft type designation)


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During its long operational history, Goodyear has built and operated more than 300 lighter-than-air vehicles since 1917, including two large rigid airships the USS Macon and USS Akron.
The Company is based in England, has a newly-opened manufacturing facility in Virginia, and it has been in operation since 1978, specializing in the design, manufacturing, and type-certifying of a wide variety of lighter-than-air vehicles, including hot air balloons, gas balloons, thermal airships, and aerostats.
A descendant of the large rigid airships of the early 20th century, the Sanswire Stratellite[TM] is an advanced rigid composite lighter-than-air vehicle designed to operate as an unmanned, autonomous or remotely piloted system at stratospheric altitudes.
During its long operational history, Goodyear has built and operated more than 300 lighter-than-air vehicles since 1917, including two large rigid airships - the U.
StratoComm's business operates on two parallel tracks: (1) commercial sales of tethered telecommunications aerostats, called the Transitional Telecommunications System (TTS); and (2) fast-tracked development, testing, and commercialization of a stratospheric lighter-than-air vehicle (LTAV), called the Stratospheric Telecommunications System (STS), that is being designed to support a seamless upgrade from the TTS.