No pilot's license required to fly Despicablimp

05/9/2013 | GlobalAir.com

Allan Judd, pilot of the Despicablimp -- a new blimp traveling the U.S. to promote the new animated movie "Despicable Me 2" -- said flying it was like piloting a submarine. And, you don't even need a pilot's license. "To pilot a commercial lighter-than-air ship, you will just need your instrument rating and instructor license. The practical test involves knowing aerostatics, the atmosphere and its effects on your craft," said Judd.

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