Total Pole Airship

Jean-Louis Etienne is getting ready for a new adventure. After his expedition to Clipperton with the aim of drawing up a report on the state of nature of this unknown atoll, the renowned French explorer returns to the North Pole.


Below are all the news we published about the Total Pole Airship expedition

  • Etienne’s expedition postponed

    Published on 23.01.2008

    Bad luck for french explorer Jean-Louis Etienne. his airship was vertically lifted from its mast by winds of 55 knots and crashed...

  • Difficult Calibration Campaign for the EM-Bird

    Published on 09.05.2007

    The calibration campaign that was envisaged for this Spring 2007 has just been finished by Jean-Louis Etienne and his team prior to the delivery of the airship and its first test flights. The Total Pole Airship's first steps were beset with problems.

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