|In this time
the Airships are more popular and fascinating than a long time before...
Many new projects, which are airship-related, are in process of
development or already built. They show many new perspectives
in many ways...
The first Zeppelin NT, that did it's maiden flightder on Oktober
18th, 1999, recieved on April 26th, 2001 the type certification
of the Luftfahrt Bundesamt - the second NT will be used for tourism
and starts the operation within the year 2001.
In November 2000 the construction of the CargoLifter hagar was finished.
The CargoLifter CL160-P1 (P1= Prototype 1) will now be started to
build at Brand. This airship will be the largest airship ever built
- even bigger than the "Hindenburg"...
also the "small" advertising blimps make a big contribution to the
fascination "Airship" (... even if they are no Zeppelins...)
of the airship:
ft (245 m)
ft (260 m)
ft (41,2 m)
ft (65 m)
ft³ (200.000 m³)
ft³ (550.000 m³)
what are the differences between Airships?
Airships are divided into three "basic classes":
pages about modern airships